[Get the Coin]

Dublin Core

Title

[Get the Coin]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-05-22

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Advised by a smoking stranger to "Get the Coin."

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

53

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-05-22

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Well, let's see, which way will I go today? It really does not make much difference which way I go, I get it going and coming.
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Mr. Bunion: Well, sir! How are you? I, ah have --
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Man: Is this Mister Bunion? Yes. I know it is, I suppose they are coming pretty good for you, now, eh? Making lots of money and living easy, I presume.
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Mr. Bunion: No, sir! Things are not coming very lively, no.---
Man: Well, they do come kind of slow, at times, with us all. Yet, we can not expect too much, take myself for instance. I've --
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Mr. Bunion: Yes, yes, um, huh! Yes, I hear
Man: I've made and lost three fortunes. Money does not worry me right at present. I'm on the bum but I don't care, I'll get busy one of these days. Go after the coin and I'll get it!
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Mr. Bunion: Get the coin, eh. I've heard that word somewhere.
Man: All you've got to do is go after it. It's easy to get. Why, if I wanted to, I could be living on Easy Street inside of a week. When I go for the coin I make---
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Mr. Bunion: You make things fly, I suppose.
Man: I do certainly get it and get it in bunches, too. There's a sucker born every minute and I'm present all the time with the good they come to me and whats there is mine.---
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Mr. Bunion: Do you smoke many of those. Don't cigarettes hurt you, sir?
Man: I've been up against them since I was eight years old. Do I look like they hurt me? Fifteen years steady---
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Man: Get the coin is my tip. Good day!
Mr. Bunion: Well, I'll meander on. What consolation there is in smoke. Good day, sir. Your tip is a good one. A very good one.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, APR 15-JUN 1906 Reel 101

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works II, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg. 175

Files

53-1906-5-22.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Get the Coin],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 22, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/53.