[Hookah]

Dublin Core

Title

[Hookah]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1906-11-13

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion meets a man who smokes a hookah.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

77

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1906-11-13

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! What bliss! I could sit here and rest forever! Oh! If I did not have to end this sweet repose.
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Man: What are you doing. Taking a little rest?
Mr. Bunion: yes, Sir! I'm very tired! Played out!
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Man: Not from carrying that little valise, I hope! I used to carry a half a dozen valises like this one only bigger ones.
Mr. Bunion: Did you have them with you constantly?
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Man: Day and night for years. One in each hand, four of'em strapped on my back all the time.
Mr. Bunion: How did you rid yourself of them? Tell me!
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Man: Oh! That was easy, the easiest part of all. I shook them!
Mr. Bunion: You shook them?
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Man: Yes! Blew them! Tincanned the whole bunch! Ditched them!
Mr. Bunion: Eh, what is thi, what are you going to do now with that?
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Man: I'm going to smoke a little hop. Sit still! I'm be only a--
Mr. Bunion: No! I must go. Just move your lamp off my valise!
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Mr. Bunion: Huh! Dogged! Isn't pulling on that stem like a steam engine? Hitting the pipe! Well, I'll hit this old valise it's good enough for me!

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.182

Tags

rest
drugs

Files

78-1906-11-20.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Hookah],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 19, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/77.