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[Woman Plays the Harp]

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Title

[Woman Plays the Harp]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-12-17

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Woman in a park is playing the harp, which causes the valise to disappear.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

131

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-12-17

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

10

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! Listen!! Music! Music! I've heard of music soothing the savage breast and melt
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Mr. Bunion: ing rock. I will sit down and see if it will melt this old valise of mine.
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Mr. Bunion: Isn't that grand music? How it makes one forget.-- um! How it cheers one.
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Mr. Bunion: How elevating. How, --oh! Look! It is melting the old curse! It is vanishing.
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Mr. Bunion: Huh!
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Mr. Bunion: They are going to stop the music!
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Mr. Bunion: That's an outrage! They silence her and back comes my old valise to life again!
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Mr. Bunion: Well! I forgot! It is Sunday and I am in New York. Doggonnit!!!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, NOV-DEC 1907 Reel 108

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.164

Tags

monologue

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Woman Plays the Harp],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/131.