[Man from Europe]

Dublin Core

Title

[Man from Europe]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-10-09

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Meets a man who has just come back from Europe and can not be pleased by NY.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

73

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-10-09

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Hep: I want you to meet a friend of mine to whom I am showing our city, sir.
Mr. Bunion: Good! Thank you! Ah, yes!
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Visitor: Mr. Hep is showing me the city, Ha! Ha! Ha! Yes! Yes!
Mr. Bunion: It's a great old town!
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Visitor: Well, you see, I have just returned from a months visit in Europe and I'm pretty hard to please. I never have been in New York before, always having lived in Hicksville, Indiana, my home. But I--
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Visitor: spent a solid month in Europe and well, I suppose its because I've seen so much there that my dear friend has so much difficulty pleasing me, now.
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Visitor: In the first place, New York hasn't the buildings, the cafes and the style that they have over there. I shouldn't want t live in New York, it's too--
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Visitor: far behind the times. Its big, yes. A big village. But I ! As for me give me either Hicksville or London. Go over there and come back here and you'll see for yourself.
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Visitor: Well, let's proceed. We've seen about all haven't we? Paris is a beautiful place. I was there two days, oh! This is Fifth Ave., eh? Now you see if this was a European city, you'd see no such hotels as those. The hotels are--
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Mr. Bunion: This for you! You old monotonous box! There are other burdens which make you as light as air.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, OCT-NOV 1906 Reel 103

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works II, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg. 180

Tags

travel
New York

Files

73-1906-10-9.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Man from Europe],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 17, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/73.