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Title

[Moving Valise]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-11-24

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Calls the valise a Jonah and sets it down next to him.It starts to move around and he decides that it is not a mental condition he has but a problem with a land turtle.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

180

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-11-24

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Lay down there you old Jonah! Confound you, anyway! Now, stay there!
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Mr. Bunion: Is there ever anything going to turn up, _Um that will alter this miserable condition of.---
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Mr. Bunion: Huh! Is that old valise moving or am I seeing things? Yes, it is moving, oh!
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Mr. Bunion: What, who, eh, why, how,__huh! Look at it oh! I must be going--
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Mr. Bunion: Mad! I must be going daffy! I knew I should go wild some day! Oh! Oh! I'm--
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Mr. Bunion: Surely going off my noodle! Here it comes back again! oh! I'm crazy--
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Mr. Bunion: Sure! Look at it moving! If it comes near me I'll kick it! Oh! Go way! Go way! I'm mad! I'm mad!
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Mr. Bunion: No! No. I'm not! I'm in my usually mental condition after all! It was an innocent land turtle! I'm all right!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, NOV 16-JAN 1909 Reel 113

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works V, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2005), pg.183

Tags

animals
Jonah

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Moving Valise],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/181.