[Optometrist]

Dublin Core

Title

[Optometrist]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-10-27

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Goes to get glasses and buys the ones that make the valise disappear.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

176

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-10-27

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I'd like to get a glass that will rest my eyes, my eyes are good but I should rest them I think!
Doctor: Try this glass, Mr. Bunion!
/
Mr. Bunion: This glass magnifies too, yes, too much!
Doctor: Well try this one Mr. --Ah--
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Mr. Bunion: This one magnifies moren' the other Doctor: Try this!
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Mr. Bunion: This one make everything look so dim, but I like it very much--
Doctor: Yes, but you shouldn't wear it. Here is a good glass!
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh! This one blurs everything so. I shouldn't wear it! Not this one!
Doctor: I'll see if I can find one that---
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Mr. Bunion: I can see nothing at all now. Can't see a thing. How much are these?
Doctor: Here's the one you want!
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! Now! This is what I call a good glass! I can rest my eyes with this sure!
Doctor: Yes, I think so! I'm glad you like 'em!
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Mr. Bunion: Ihink I'll buy this from you! Yep. I'll these glasses!
Doctor: You'll find they will rest your eyes very much! Eight dollars please!!!

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.17

Files

176-1908-10-27.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Optometrist],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 19, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/177.