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Title

[Pasters]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-03-10

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Gives his valise to a hotel clerk to cover with "pasters" from countries around the world. Turns the words into Daily Care, and then Daily Grind.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

143

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-03-10

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

10

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Look at the pasters on that young fellows valise! Hum! That's a pretty good idea!
/
Mr. Bunion: Give me a check for this valise boy! And put a couple of this hotels stickers on it.--
Boy: Sure! I can stick it all over with pasters if you want me to. I have lots of them!
/
Mr. Bunion: Stick 'em on any where I'm going in and eat! Boy: I've got stickers from all the hotels in Europe too sir. Shall I put them on?
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[out of panel] Yes! Sure. I'm going in and hit the lunch a minute.
Boy: I'll put on one from the Rue de Camembert, Paris. One from the Raussenheim, Berlin. One from the--
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Mr. Bunion: How you getting along? Boy: I'm putting on stickers from London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Egypt, Bombay, Japan and China!
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Mr. Bunion: this is a grand hotel, um!
Boy: I can stick any hotel peter printed in the world on this old valise. I've got 'em all!
/
Mr. Bunion: Doin' a good job, eh? I am not a guest of this hotel, but
Boy: Oh! That doesn't matter! Neither are you a guest of this hotel in St. Petersburg, I am
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh! Wow I thought they would cover up Dull Care!
Boy: How is that? do you want the other side fixed up like this? Say so if you do.

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.173

Tags

travel

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Pasters],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 23, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/144.