[Visiting]

Dublin Core

Title

[Visiting]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-05-12

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

The valise is missing causing the whole house to scurry about. A servant brings it in because he had taken it outside to dust it off.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

152

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-05-12

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Aw I don't think I'd better go! I'd better not! No! Thanks, ever so much!
Man: You've got to go with me! I want you to forget your troubles for awhile, old boy. Come on!
/
Mr. Bunion: You are very kind indeed! But.--
Man: Never mind now, come on! I want to show you want a fine little cozy home I have! I've got all you can eat, drink, and smoke. Everything. The best and plenty of it.
/
Mr. Bunion: I certainly will enjoy it I know but I feel like I shouldn't go, eh, your wife might.--
Man: Never mind about my wife! She's the grandest entertainer in the world! Wait'l you see!
/
Man: Just forget this old valise for awhile make yourself happy and at home while I go and announce you.--
Mr. Bunion: Oh. I'll be all right, don't go to any bother! I hope the Mrs.--
/
Woman: Wo is that man you brought in here? Who is it? Tell me why you are always--
Man: Wait! Wait! Wait a minute! That's the famous Mr. Bunion, dear, don't get excited! Le me--
/
Woman: You can just trop him out of here. I will not entertain any one today. Man: I don't see why! He's a find old gentleman and I wanted--
/
Woman [out of panel]: Your'e always bringing some old tramp home to dinner and I'm getting tired of it! I'll not prepare a thing for you so you might as well take him away!
Man [out of panel]: It puts me in a bad way for you to act so! It will be embarrassing to take him out to dinner.
/
Mr. Bunion: I'll slip out quietly. He means well but has no freedom. Perhaps its best he hasn't I'll go and hit a free lunch somewhere yep!

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.183

Tags

servitude
women

Files

152-1908-5-5.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Visiting],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/153.