[Napping on a Bench]

Dublin Core

Title

[Napping on a Bench]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-05-14

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Tries to take a nap on a bench and is continuously interrupted.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

101

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-05-14

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

8

Transcription

/
Man: Where about is thu[sic] railroad depot? Tell me! Sir!
Mr. Bunion: One block down, then over one block and you'll see it.
/
Mr. Bunion: While I have one mite of time away from the struggle I'll just enjoy a wee bit of a rest on this bench.
/
Man: You said one block down, did you not, or did--
Mr. Bunion: One block down, yes, then one block over to the depot!
/
Mr. Bunion: Now! If I, Um, Could doze off into a pleasant little snooze, how rested I should be
/
Man: One block down this way. Then did you say one block--
Mr. Bunion: Yes, sir! One block over, you'll see the depot! Just walk one block that way!
/
Mr. Bunion: Ah! Um! This is, certainly, solid comfort! If I could only lay here a week!
/
Mr. Bunion: Never mind! Old Man! No! Never mind! I'll go with you! And show you where the depot is!!!!!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, MAY-JUL 1907 Reel 106

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.171

Tags

rest
comfort

Files

101-1907-5-14.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Napping on a Bench],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 26, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/101.