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Title

[Lottery]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-02-05

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Observes a lottery drawing.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

ImageNo.

88

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-02-05

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: Ah! Here's a lottery and the drawing is coming off. I'll look on! Yes up!
[out of panel] 217983 wins first prize
/
Man: I have it, sir.
[out of panel] Then you win fifty two thousand dollars, sir!
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Mr. Bunion: He's got millions at home.
Man: I don't know what to do with it all
/
Mr. Bunion: Huh! He's lucky too!
Man #2: Thats me! I've got that number!
[out of panel] Number 3961720 was the second prize of forty thousand dollars
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Mr. Bunion: He doesn't need that. Um!
Man #2: Stand aside, people! I won't do a thing wish bunsh of coin but burn it!
/
Man #3: Give them your ticket, darling! That is our number!
[out of panel] Number 274438, third prize of thirty thousand dollars.
/
Woman: Take these horrid bags, James! And drive us down to Precious and Comfort. (?)
[out of panel] That ends the drawing for today, people!
/
Mr. Bunion: Didn't you folks win at all?
Artist: Nope. I never do.
Old Woman: I'm not lucky no!
Old Man: I can't hit it! No!.

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, DEC 1906 -FEB 15 1907 Reel 104

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.153

Tags

wealth
luck

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Lottery],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed September 25, 2017, http://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/88.