[Gone for a Walk]

Dublin Core

Title

[Gone for a Walk]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-04-28

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

House is too quiet so he takes a walk. Ambulance, firetruck, police patrol, insane asylum, poor house, penitentary. Thankful for his quiet home.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

150

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-04-28

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

4

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I'm going to go out and take a walk, yep! This silence is deafening! I'll go where I can, --well, I'll just go for a walk that's all
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Mr. Bunion: What a busy life we are living! Oh! I must get out of the way! Huh!
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[AMBULANCE] Mr. Bunion: There is no peace anywhere it seems!.--
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Mr. Bunion: I nearly got that! [POLICE PATROL]
Policeman: Get off the street!
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Mr. Bunion: Even there in that insane asylum minds are in a turmoil! Busy! Busy! [ASYLUM]
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Mr. Bunion: Huh! The poorhouse! That's where I suppose I shall hang my hat but I shall still worry!
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Mr. Bunion: The penitentiary! Gracious how much better I feel now that I decided to take this walk!
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[MORGUE] Mr. Bunion: Yep! I do not feel so blue as I did! I'll go home, now. It must be quiet there but I'll stay away.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, MAR 15-MAY 1908 Reel 110

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.180

Tags

transportation

Files

150-1908-4-28.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Gone for a Walk],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 17, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/151.