[How to Carry the Valise]

Dublin Core

Title

[How to Carry the Valise]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-06-23

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries carrying the valise in different ways. Man walks by with a large burden labeled MALEDICTION (curse) and Mr. Bunion decides to carry the valise as if it is light.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

158

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-06-23

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: How can I carry that old thing without it making me so confounded tired? Wheo!
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Mr. Bunion: If I carry it, this way, in my left hand, it almost paralyzes that member and
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Mr. Bunion:
if I carry it over on this side in my right hand it makes my whole shoulder ache! Um!
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Mr. Bunion: This way will not do! It make my back ache and doesn't look very graceful!
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Mr. Bunion: I might carry it under my arm this way if it was a little smaller, but it's altogether to big!
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Mr. Bunion: Some might carry it this way but no, it is just as tiresome.
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Mr. Bunion: Oooh! Wow! [MALEDICTIONS]
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Mr. Bunion: This is the way to carry the poor old box!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUN-AUG 1908 Reel 111

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.193

Tags

burdon
fatigue

Files

158-1908-6-23.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[How to Carry the Valise],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed March 23, 2019, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/159.