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Title

[Sack of Lemons]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-11-06

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Discovers a sack on the street and asks around to see if anyone has lost it.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

76

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-11-06

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Huh! Now, ah, somebody has dropped a parcel of something. I'll pick it--
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Mr. Bunion: up and see if I can find it's owner. It might be a sack of money.
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Man: No! No! I've lost nothing! No! No!
Mr. Bunion: I thought you might have ,eh,dropped, sir!
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Mr. Bunion: Did you drop this parcel lady, did you, ah, is it.--
Woman: It does not belong to me! No!
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Mr. Bunion: Are you looking for something you lost, my dear, sir?
Man #2: I've got nothing to lose. Never did have nope.
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Girl: No, sir! I did not lose it. I never saw it before, sir!
Mr. Bunion: Do you know of anyone that did?
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Mr. Bunion: Nobody seems to own it, huh! I'll look inside and see what it contains. Oh! My! Lemons! Yes, three nice large lemons! Well, I'll just have to--
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Mr. Bunion: put them away in here and keep 'em yes, in here!

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.181

Tags

lemons

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Sack of Lemons],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/76.