[Taking a Nap]

Dublin Core

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)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

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

Files

173-1908-10-6.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Taking a Nap],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 22, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/174.