[John Barley Corn]

Dublin Core

Title

[John Barley Corn]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1909-1-19

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Sees a man who has had a fight and the man he is fighting with shows up. They start to throw punches and the man's back says John Barley Corn.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

188

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1909-1-19

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Gracious! What is this coming? What is this?
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Mr. Bunion: What? You've ben fighting?
Man#1: Yes. I've just had an awful fight! I got the worst of it I think, this time but I can lick him at that!!
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Mr. Bunion: Who and why are you fighting?
Man #1: An old enemy of mine. I swore on New Year's Day I would quit fighting this fellow! But he.---
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Mr. Bunion: Is this the party, coming here?
Man #2: Now, I've got you! And we'll fight this out right now!
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Man #1: No, I'm done with you. No more of you!
Man #2: You've been abusing me too long! Put up your mitts and fight!
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[JOHN BARLEY CORN] Mr. Bunion: What does that say on his back? John Barley Corn! Oh! No one can whip that fellow. Wow!
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Mr. Bunion: By George! He knocked the old chap down! He's a good scrapper!
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! But the old fellow is up again! He'll get him, now! Yes, he'll git him! He'll get him!

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.170

Files

188-1909-1-19.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[John Barley Corn],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 24, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/189.