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Title

[Taking a Nap]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-10-06

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries to take a nap but can think of nothing else but the valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

173

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-10-06

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I'll just lay down here an take a rest.--
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Mr. Bunion: A little nap. And forget that valise for a while
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Mr. Bunion: [DULL CARE]
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Mr. Bunion: What ails this pillow it seems so hard!
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Mr. Bunion: [DULL CARE]
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Mr. Bunion: Gracious! I'll turn over on tother side!
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Mr. Bunion: [DULLCARE]
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Mr. Bunion: Pshaw!
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Mr. Bunion: [DULL CARE]
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Mr. Bunion: [DULL CARE]
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Mr. Bunion: I'll try again!
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Mr. Bunion: [DULL CARE]
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Mr. Bunion: Aw! I will get up! I can't seem to rest!
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Child: Been nappin' haven't you Uncle?
Mr. Bunion: Yep! Been taking a little nap, sweet heart. An you caught me!
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Mr. Bunion: I'll be on my way! I never can rest while I am the possessor of this valise!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, SEP-NOV 15 1908 Reel 112

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works V, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2005), pg.20

Notes

This strip is unique in that it is composed of 15 panels instead of the usual eight.

Tags

rest
children

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Taking a Nap],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/174.