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Title

[Newlyweds]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-05-26

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Is caught visiting with friends who are bickering. Sneaks out. Last panel he is looking at a horse and cart and says, "They've only been married a month after knowing each other a week or two. Hello! Look at the colt being broken. Ha! Um!"

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

154

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-05-26

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: You are both looking fine!
Man: Yes, so are you! The last time I saw you was the week before our wedding, was--
Woman: No, dear! It was two weeks before we were
/
Man: We were married in June! First week in June! I saw him the last week in May, pet!
Woman: You told me it was just two weeks before we were
/
Mr. Bunion: I do not just remember.
Man: Well, anyway we were to be married soon. I was talking to you about it!
Woman: But, why did you tell me honey? Why did you?
/
Man: I remember telling you I met Mr. Bunion just before our wedding, but--
Woman: I don't see why you want to dispute me. If it does not matter why do you dispute me?
/
Mr. Bunion: I think I'll duck out of here!
Man: Now sweetheart I didn't mean to dispute you! I merely said I had met old Dull Care before we married, but just when I don't re--
/
Mr. Bunion: They've only been married a month after knowing each other but a week or two! Hello look at the cold being broken. Huh! Um!

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.185

Tags

marriage

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Newlyweds],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/155.