[Mr. Monopoly]

Dublin Core

Title

[Mr. Monopoly]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-06-05

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Conversation with millionaire.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

55

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-06-05

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Coming pretty easy for you, eh?
Mr. Monopoly: Oh, I don't know. How are you, prospering, I suppose, yes?
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Mr. Bunion: If I had one tenth of your wealth, yes! But I-- Mr. Monopoly: That's the tale all o f you poor fellows tell. Yet you don't have it as hard as you imagine.
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Mr. Bunion: I wish it was imagination, I should quickly dispel it.
Mr. Monopoly: Take a vacation! Rest up a bit! Take a rest!
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Mr. Bunion: My vacation ended when I was born. I'll take a rest, probably, when I die, yes.
Man: Oh, I don't know. I missions don't --
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[out of frame]: Skidoo! Mr. Monopoly! Here comes a process server! Hurry! Sneak! Duck! Twenty three!
Mr. Monopoly: He has a subpoena on him, eh?
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Man: I should say he has! From that probing committee. Go quick!
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Mr. Bunion: Huh! That's an officer of some kind. I guess they want to investigate my--
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Mr. Bunion: friends business methods. Gosh! I did not think he could sprint like that. I guess I will meander on and keep hustling.

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. 176

Tags

wealth
rest

Files

55-1906-6-5.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Mr. Monopoly],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed May 22, 2019, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/55.