[Nephew Photographer]

Dublin Core

Title

[Nephew Photographer]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-01-07

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Nephew takes photos of Mr. Bunion, once with and once without the valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

134

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-01-07

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

10

Transcription

Nephew: Sit still, Uncle! Eh can't you smile a little? No! Wait! Wait! Until I--
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Mr. Bunion: How's this? Am I sitting right? Huh!
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Nephew: I'll have to turn this valise around so it will show.--
Mr. Bunion: Aw! Never mind that old thing!
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Nephew: Now look pleasant! This first picture we'll have the old valise in--
Mr. Bunion: Then take one without it!
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Nephew: Yes, now we'll take one without it. I'll kick it out of the way.
Mr. Bunion: Give it a good kick, yes!
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Nephew: Now for the second picture, eh, smile a little, ah!
Mr. Bunion: Be sure you get a good one!
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Mr. Bunion: Give my regards to your father and my love to your mother!
Nephew: Oh! Yes. Sure! Uncle, and I'll mail you proofs of these snaps and you may judge my work as an amateur photographer--
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! Here's a letter from my brother - "My son has shown me a picture he made of you and I must confess you haven't changed in appearance since I saw you thirty years ago. It is--
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Mr. Bunion: Here's a letter from my dear nephew.-- Dear Uncle. The second exposure was a failure, the first snap shot is a bird. But the second one. Wow! Is nit' no good!.---
Mr. Bunion: That valise! Um, was in the first one.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JAN-MAR 14 1908 Reel 109

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.168

Tags

photography
family

Files

134-1908-1-7.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Nephew Photographer],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/135.