[A Swim in the Ocean]

Dublin Core

Title

[A Swim in the Ocean]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-07-21

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Has man in a boat take the valise out to sea to throw overboard, then goes swimming where a wave washes the valise over him and hits him on the head.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

162

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-07-21

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Man: Sure! Give it to me! I'll take it away out and toss it overboard! You bet!
Mr. Bunion: Just dump the old thing into the ocean so I can have a little rest, please!
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Mr. Bunion: Um! He'll take that old valise out six or eight miles and dump it over and I'll enjoy myself for awhile like other people! What ails this shirt, I wonder Oh! eh!
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! Here's where I"ll just have the time of my life! I'll sneak away over by myself! And what I'll do will be a plenty!
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Mr. Bunion: The water is not only damp but moist! Huh! I might say it is wet and not tell a lie!
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Mr. Bunion: Well, I didn't come here to pose and dhow my shape! So here goes! Into the arms of old ocean!
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! This is great! This is deliciously gorgeously magnificent! Whoof! um!
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Mr. Bunion: Here it come! A monstrous roller to engulf me a willing victim!
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Mr. Bunion: Oh! There it is! I knew that fellow would not lose it! ow!

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.198

Tags

ocean

Files

162-1908-7-21.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[A Swim in the Ocean],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 19, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/163.