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Title

[History of Dull Care]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-11-10

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Dull Care through the ages

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

178

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-11-10

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! There is the historical society's building! I'll go in and look around.--Kill a few dreary hours and.--- [Historical Society]
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[This bag was the property of John Smith who discovered Plymoth Rock.]
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[Crown worn by rulers during time when Rome was a summer resort for the Carthagenians and Babylonians]
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[This statue was discovered while excavating a suburb of Nineveh 90000 years ago]
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[Tapestry woven by the Grandfather of Confucisus]
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[Slab from an Egyptian cigarette factory 36,000 years old]
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[Huge stone growler hewn perhaps 200 centuries ago during the Stone Age by primitive man.]
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Mr. Bunion: You have a great collection here! You have no relics of Adam have you? I did not see any--
Man: Nothing except for some boulders we are now gathering from a well beaten path in the Garden of Eden. He carried a great burden, apparently.

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.18

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[History of Dull Care],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/179.