[Ferry to Cheerful Beach]

Dublin Core

Title

[Ferry to Cheerful Beach]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1905-08-21

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Catches a ferry to "Cheerful Beach."

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

11

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1905-08-21

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

[Grand Excursion to Cheerful Beach] Mr. Bunion: Just in time to a second. I would not have missed this boat for anything on earth.
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Mr. Bunion: Wheo! That was a run, oh! Well, I'll have a good time today and make up for it. Oh! The first thing I do will be to take a nice swim which --
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Mr. Bunion: I bet -- What's up, eh?
Ferryman: Jump for your life! The boats sinking, hurry! Get a life preserver on, oh, hurry! Quick!
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Mr. Bunion: Oh, I'll swim I aint forgot how, I don't want to get caught in the swirl --
Passengers: Oh, she's sinking rapidly, oh! Oh! Help! Oh, Help! I can't swim!
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Mr. Bunion: This is a good thing, I guess I'm done for and all that belongs to me. Yes sir.
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Mr. Bunion: What is that box coming up? Talk about a drowning man grabbing for a straw, watch me grab that. This is fierce will I --
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! I got it, now if it will only float me to the top so I can breathe I'll be happy, oh! I'm so tired--
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Rescuer: It's a good thing you hung to that valise. It saved you.
Mr. Bunion: Valise? Is it a valise?
Rescuer: Yes, you ought to be thankful you had it. Yes siree.

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.168

Tags

escape
transportation
cheerful

Files

11-1905-8-21.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Ferry to Cheerful Beach],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 26, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/11.