[Pleasure Park]

Dublin Core

Title

[Pleasure Park]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-06-12

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Man offers to watch Mr. Bunion's valise so he can go to the Pleasure Park.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

56

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-06-12

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Man: My dear man, you take a little rest. I'll take care of your valise for a day. Go and take a day--
Mr. Bunion: Take a day off, eh?
/
Man: Yes. Go to Pleasure Park and take a day of comfort by your self. I'll mind your valise.
Mr. Bunion: You are very very kind, sir, indeed!
/
Mr. Bunion: Ah! A beautiful day. I'll forget my troubles, if I can, and have a day of sport. this is an ideal spot. Now, I'll just cut loose and -- [Pleasure Park]
/
Mr. Bunion: Why can't I live this way every day? This is so grand, so quiet and restful. Looks a little cloudy off yonder. Yes, sir, big black clouds.
/
Mr. Bunion: Pshaw! It's raining! It might be just a passing shower. Gracious! I hope so. I don't my only day spoiled. It's pouring now.
/
Mr. Bunion: I was in hopes it was only a shower but I guess it's a stayer. it's settled down for a good all days pour. Huh! The only day I've had to myself for years.
/
Mr. Bunion: Yes, it's an all day rain. I might as well hike back home. There is no use staying here. Others can come again. But I'll not get a chance to for some long while. Yes, I'll go back home and dry out.
/
Mr. Bunion:
I'm sorry, my friend, the day wasn't better so's I could have enjoyed your kindness. I thank you just the same.
Man: I'm sorry too. Here's your valise.

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, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg.152

Tags

rest

Files

56-1906-6-12.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Pleasure Park],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed March 23, 2019, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/56.