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Title

[High Diver at the Beach]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1905-08-07

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Convinces a high-diver at the beach to throw his valise into the ocean.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

8

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1905-08-07

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Take the valise up in the balloon with you and drop it in--
Diver: The ocean, eh? Yes sir, I will. I need ballast and will be glad to do it. I'll drop it --- [Shoot the Shutes]
/
Mr. Bunion: He knows his business. That'll be easy money for him. He could have had ten from me as easy as five. If he drops that in the ocean he can have any thing I've got.
/
Mr. Bunion: He's up mighty high. He must be right over the ocean now. Why don't he drop it? Ah! He is dropping it now, yeow
/
Mr. Bunion: Eh! yes, there she goes. I hope the wind don't fool him. Oh! It's shooting down like a bullet. I wonder if the wind will blow it---
/
Mr. Bunion: Aw! It's all over. It'll light right into the ocean and gone for all time. I might as well go down now, to the --
/
Mr. Bunion: Yes, I'll go to the Brilliantee and eat something then step over to pier and dance awhile with a --
/
Mr. Bunion: There's nothing to it. When you know how to live. Life is worth the effort of standing for it.
/
Mr. Bunion: Oh! He didn't gauge it right. Well. He done his best. Oh!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, June 15-August 1905, Reel 097

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works VIII, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2006), pg.174

Tags

amusement
dining

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[High Diver at the Beach],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 20, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/8.