[Coronettes Puffs]

Dublin Core

Title

[Coronettes Puffs]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-12-22

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Wants to buy Coronettes Puffs for his wife for Christmas but the store is sold out.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

184

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-12-22

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: There! At last! I know that I shall buy my wife for Christmas! I'll go right in and buy a dozen of-- [Coronettes PUFFS any shade. 10 cents a set, 2 sets for 25 cents. $4.00 per doz. sets. Nice Xmas Gift]
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Mr. Bunion: Those puffs for her! They're so cheap! She has one pair but they do--
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Mr. Bunion: Not match her own hair very good. Her hair is a grey--
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Mr. Bunion: Streaked sand color, while her puffs are
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Mr. Bunion: Kind of brick colored brindle! My what a crowd!
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Mr. Bunion: Now! This is better! The crown is thin-
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Mr. Bunion: -ning out a bit! Now, for the puff counter.--
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Mr. Bunion: I'll take a dozen pairs of those puffs you advertise at a dollar a-
Man: Why, ah. We are sold out! I'm sorry! Yes. They're all gone, sir!

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.182

Notes

Coronet puffs were a popular hair accessory.

Tags

holiday
wife

Files

184-1908-12-22.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Coronettes Puffs],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/185.