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Title

[Xrays the Valise]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-10-23

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Xrays the valise.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

75

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-10-23

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Man: Didn't you ever see an Xray machine? Indeed!!
Mr. Bunion: Never in my life! Nope!
/
Man: Well! I'll have to show you one! Come with me! I have one in my office here. Yes.
Mr. Bunion: I've read of them but I never saw one in my life.
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Man: There she is! Yep! Mr. Bunion: Now, ah, you can see clear through anything with that, eh? I --
/
Man: Give me your valise, and you stand over there. Mr. Bunion: You don't mean to tell me you can look through that valise and see its contents?
/
Man: I'll put it on the Gazeekulator here then turn out
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Man: the lights, turn on the Xray and show you just what you have in your valise.
Mr. Bunion: If you do that you're a wonder. I don't believe any light made will penetrate that tough old case, no sir!
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Man: Can you see it eh do you see it? [DULL CARE]
Mr. Bunion: Oh yes! Plain Yes! Very plain.
/
Man: You see the rays pass through the percolator and--
Mr. Bunion: Yes, I see. Huh. It's a wonderful machine it is indeed.

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, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2003), pg.178

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Xrays the Valise],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/75.