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Title

[Hit by a Car]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-07-10

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Is hit by a car and convalesces in the hospital.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

60

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-07-10

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Now let's see, am I getting anything? I've so many confounded things to think about all the--
Automobile Passenger: Cut loose! Cut Loose! We'll never get there!
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh! Oh! Eh! What in the world hit me?
/
Mr. Bunion: Tsi! Tsi! I'm badly hurt.
/
Officer: Get an amylase quick, Mike!
/
Officer: Hustle to the hospital! He's going to croak if you don't hustle, Dan!
Crowd: Some guy was hit by an Auto. Great Scott! What a wallop they gave him.
/
Doctor #1: His arms are both broke also his collar bone.
Doctor #2: So are both his legs. One of them in two places.
Man: Six of his ribs are broken too, doc.
/
Nurse: You are luckey (sic) to pull through, I'll tell you you were badly smashed up.
Mr. Bunion: I had a valise with me when I was struck. I wonder what become of it . Is it lost?
/
Nurse: No, here it is. Yes, safe and sound. Not a scratch on it. So don't worry. It's safe here
Mr. Bunion: Yes, I see! I'm not worrying at all.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUL-SEP 1906 Reel 102

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works II, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg. 185

Tags

transportation
injury

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Hit by a Car],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 21, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/60.