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Title

[Visit to the Zoo]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1909-3-9

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Visits the zoo and gives valise to an elephant who hits him on the head with it.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

195

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1909-3-9

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I know where I"ll go, I'll go visit the zoo. I can rest there I"m sure among those caged brutes!
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Mr. Bunion: Poor old prisoner! How he must crave to be free once more.
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Mr. Bunion: Haven't you got a peanut sonny to give him? No?
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Mr. Bunion: I have nothing to give to you!
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Mr. Bunion: What! Do you want my old valise?
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Mr. Bunion: He wants to play see? Trunk and valise?
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Zookeeper: What did you do to that big elephant, sir, eh?
Mr. Bunion: Is that just plain sarcasm or do you mean it? Huh!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, FEB-APR 15 1909 Reel 114

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg.195

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Visit to the Zoo],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed March 27, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/196.