[Sledding]

Dublin Core

Title

[Sledding]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-12-15

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Needs to catch a train to meet a man who will rid him of the valise. Rides a sled with some kids down to the depot, but they hit the man with TROUBLE and another with ILL LUCK and he misses the train.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

183

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-12-15

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I do believe I hear my train coming! Get out my Ulster, Mrs. Bunion! I must hustle!
Mrs. Bunion: Gracious!!! Your Ulster is among the moth balls---
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Mr. Bunion: Of course I have to meet the man who is going to rid me of this valise smelling like an old trunk! If I miss this train I'll not get rid of it so I must hustle an catch it. I hope I do not miss it!
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Mr. Bunion: Are you going down to the depot, boys?
Boy #1: Yes, sir! Do you want a ride? Come on!
/
Boy #2: We'll get you there in time!
Mr. Bunion: I've got about two minutes to catch that train. I guess you can get me there!
Boy #1: Sure we can! Hop on quick, sir!
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Man #1: I seem to go up against it overtime I move! Run right into it! [TROUBLE]
[ILL LUCK] Man #2: So do I!! And if I stand still it runs into me!
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{CRASH!}
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Man #1: Mr. Bunion I want you to meet a friend of mine. Mr.--
Mr. Bunion: We've met, haven't we? Huh! I want to meet a train!
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Mr. Bunion: There goes that confounded train I was to catch! Aw! That's a shame. Now I can not meet the very man I should meet! Pshaw!

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 VI, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2005), pg.184

Tags

children
opportunity
transportation
trouble

Files

183-1908-12-15.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Sledding],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 22, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/184.