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Title

[Lusitania]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-10-15

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Lusitania

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

122

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-10-15

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: There comes the Lusitania! The monster boat that has smashed the record. I'm going to see her land!
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Mr. Bunion: Anything that can smash something will attract my attention. If I could smash
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Mr. Bunion: this old valise as easily as she smashed her record. I'd be happy!
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Mr. Bunion: My! What a tremeduous [sic] force such a mammoth exerts! What a powerful--
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Man #1: You'd better stand back! Stand back!!
Mr. Bunion: 'Taint going to crash into the dock is it? Eh! Um!
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Man #1: Yes! Yes! Stand back!
Man #2: She's going to hit the dock, sir! Stand back!
Mr. Bunion: I'll take a chance on it, boys!
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Man #1: You'll! You will, oh! Smash it!
Mr. Bunion: That's what I hope to do!
Man #2: Do you want to destroy that thing?
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Man #1: it's all right! Tie her up!!!
Mr. Bunion: Think of the pressure on that valise and no good result.

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.191

Tags

transportation

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Lusitania],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 21, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/122.