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Title

[Portrait]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1909-3-16

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Wife has portrait of Mr. Bunion made.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

196

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1909-3-16

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! Home! Home! I never felt so completely comfortable as at this minute! I need a good, quiet rest, too! Ah! This is--
/
Mrs. Bunion: Have you twenty eight dollars and fifty cents in change?
Mr. Bunion: In change? For mercies sake, what do you want so much for?
/
Mr. Bunion: I have a package that just came and its C.O.D something for you!
Mr. Bunion: Something for me, eh? Well! I'll see, hum!
/
Mrs. Bunion: Well its as much for me as for you.
Mr. Bunion: There is is! And it nearly breaks me, yep!
/
Mrs. Bunion: {out of panel} Oh! That's just splendid! That is simply grand! He will be delighted with it!
Mr. Bunion: I wonder if that fool woman is going to present me with a new valise of some kind, huh! Huh!
/
Mrs. Bunion: Isn't it just grand?
Mr. Bunion: Is that me? Is that a picture of me?
/
Mrs. Bunion: Yes! Its an enlargement , a crayon! The picture cost $1.50 the frame cost $28.00. I think its splendid!
Mr. Bunion: It's a splendid frame, sure, um!
Mrs. Bunion: Will you be back soon? Dear?
Mr. Bunion: Yes. I'm only going for a walk,--just a walk, that is all---

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.193

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Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Portrait],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed July 28, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/197.