[Flying Machine]

Dublin Core

Title

[Flying Machine]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-02-04

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Builds a flying machine and attaches it to the valise, which flies off, but then turns back and crashes into Mr. Bunion.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

138

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-02-04

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: My friends will be surprised to hear I have turned inventor! Yes! Hum!
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! Now I've got it so it works to perfection! Um! What a powerful little motor! Huh!
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Mr. Bunion: Now! Here she goes! I hope it flies to the moon! It surely has power enough to keep on going forever! Now!
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Man: What! You have a flying machine, eh? Say that's great! Its Mr. Bunion: Yep! Its a real flyer! I hope it flies to kingdom come! I hope it goes on forever and never returns!
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Man: You'll build another then, I suppose! Say! Its turning isn't it? Its turning in a circle sure!
Mr. Bunion: No! I don't think so! I fixed the rudder so it would go in a bee line to the fartherest [sic] star! You'll see!
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Man: Yes! I see it is turning in a circle can't you see it yourself? Look!
Mr. Bunion: Huh! You're right! Something has worked loose on that rudder! that's too bad! Its just my luck!
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Man: Look out! Look out! Its coming down! Its coming! Look out!
Mr. Bunion: Great Scott! It is busted! It is surely coming down! I wonder what ails the

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.166

Tags

transportation
destruction
injury

Files

138-1908-2-4.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Flying Machine],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/139.