[Carrying a Burden]

Dublin Core

Title

[Carrying a Burden]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-05-19

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Observes different people and their burdens.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

153

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-05-19

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: There's the way to carry a burden! Now, that is an --
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Mr. Bunion: -idea! I wonder if I couldn't carry this old thing in that fashion! I'll try it! / It looks easy but I guess it's not! A little practice I suppose.
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Mr. Bunion: And one should be able to go-- [out of panel] Where is that stock going to land, I wonder!
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Mr. Bunion: Yes, a person ought to master this in--
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Mr. Bunion: Oooph I'm ah! I've hit something oh! Huh!
Man: Great Scott! Ouch!
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Mr. Bunion: Excuse me! I didn't see you coming, sir! I beg your pardon!
Man: It's all right! It was my fault!
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Mr. Bunion: I was trying to carry that old valise in a way that might ah!
Man: Wheo! If all I had to carry was a valise pshaw! I'd be happy! I'd consider myself a lucky boy, my friend!

 

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.184

Tags

burden

Files

153-1908-5-19.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Carrying a Burden],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 13, 2018, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/154.