[Wheelbarrow of Debt]

Dublin Core

Title

[Wheelbarrow of Debt]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-10-08

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Man with wheelbarrow full of debt.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

121

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-10-08

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Gracious! Look at that poor wretch struggling along! I wonder if I can help him a bit!!!
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Mr. Bunion: I'll offer to help him anyway. Hey!! Can I help you a little, my friend?
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Man: I should say you can help me! Huh!
Mr. Bunion: Hold this umbrella and valise, and, I'll give you a little lift, sir! Yes!
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Mr. Bunion: You've got quite a load here, I see, my friend!
Man: I should say some what
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Mr. Bunion: Yes. But, if you lugged a box like I do all your life, you'd--
Man: You do not mean this little affair, do you?
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Mr. Bunion: What have you here that is so much worse than a cursed valise like I carry?
Man: Why that valise is easy! A soft snap.
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[DEBTS] Mr. Bunion: I believe you!!!! I believe you!!!!
Man: Do you want to trade places with me? thought it easy, didn't you? Old man?
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Man: I wish some one would swap with me!
Mr. Bunion: Poor fellow! He would gladly exchange with me. Huh! So, it goes! Um! Huh!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, AUG-OCT 1907 Reel 107

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.193

Tags

debt
burden

Files

121-1907-10-8.tif

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Wheelbarrow of Debt],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/121.