[Billboard]

Dublin Core

Title

[Billboard]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-08-13

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

A billboard promises fortune..

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

114

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-08-13

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: What is that sign? I'll go over and see what it says! Um! [$100,000,000.00]
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Mr. Bunion: Ah! A fortune given away! [$100,000,000.00 Given Away!]
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Mr. Bunion: Do I? I should say so! Huh! [Given Away! Do you want this fortune?]
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Mr. Bunion: This is getting interesting! [Fortune?]
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Mr. Bunion: What!!! This is promising! [Throw away Dull Care, Be a Millionnaire!
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Mr. Bunion: Oh, I'll read it! I'll read it! [Dull Care, If you want to be a millionaire, Read This!]
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Mr. Bunion: That is easy! It's a cinch! [ Send us your name and address! We will send you nine car loads of Dr. Fawnskins Elixer of life! Sell it all and we will mail you check for the above!
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Mr. Bunion: Not!! A lovely cinch, I don't think. Well I guess I'll go down to the morgue and see that fellow who shot himself!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, AUG-OCT 1907 Reel 107

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works III, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.184

Tags

money
wealth

Files

114-1907-8-13.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Billboard],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 26, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/114.