[Gone Fishing]

Dublin Core

Title

[Gone Fishing]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-07-24

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Man is fishing and doing well. Mr. Bunion tries and only catches a boot and a branch.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

62

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-07-24

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Look at that chap yank fish out of the water! I never saw anything like it in my life!
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Mr. Bunion: If they bite like that for me, I'll carry something else home besides Dull--
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Mr. Bunion: Care. After all, they will come easy if one only finds the right place. Look at--
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Mr. Bunion: the whopper that fellow is landing! And I've got a bite!
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Mr. Bunion: What is that? It looks like an old boot to me. It is a boot! NowI don't seem so very --
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Mr. Bunion: successful with my first haul. If those big boys bite for him they ought to bite for me.
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Mr. Bunion: Some now. they don't though. Eh! I think I've got something this time. Yep! I've got something!
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Mr. Bunion: I might as well go home. The only bites I get are mosquito bites huh! He's going. He's got enough I suppose.
Fisherman: If that Jonah had not come I'd have done better.

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 VII, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2006), pg.145

Tags

animals
Jonah

Files

62-1906-7-24.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Gone Fishing],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 18, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/62.