[Financial District]

Dublin Core

Title

[Financial District]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-02-11

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Sees a sign for the Financial District and thinks he should give it a try. Finds men with larger burdens, being chased by the police, in jail and then one man shoots himself in the head! Mr. Bunion decides his valise is just fine.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

139

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-02-11

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

[FINANCIAL DISTRICT] Mr. Bunion: Ah! There's a place where I ought to be! Among the big fellows! Handling millions of money and promoting great industries! Huh!
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Mr. Bunion: I'll go in and visit even if I couldn't invest in a peanut stand! I can look on anyway and see the fun!
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[INDIGESTION INSOMNIA ANXIETY RESPONSIBILITY]
Mr. Bunion: Oh! That's too bad! He is ill! He ought to go home!
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Mr. Bunion: Um! Look that man is being pursued by a crank!
Crank: [CRANK] He robbed me of my wealth.
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Mr. Bunion: Wow! Wow! Wow! [COURT SUMMONS]
Man #1: I must leave home [TO EUROPE]
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Mr. Bunion: There's an idiot! Once very rich.
Man #2: Hello! Can you make a noise like money? See if you can!
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Mr. Bunion: OH!!
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Mr. Bunion: Nope! Not for me! I'll carry this little old valise for mine! I'll get out of here! Where it's healthier!

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.165

Tags

wealth
business
burden
crime

Files

139-1908-2-11.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Financial District],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/140.