[Complimenting Man]

Dublin Core

Title

[Complimenting Man]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1907-09-03

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Man gives Mr. Bunion a lot of compliments and then asks for $5. Mr. Bunion admits he is flat broke.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

117

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1907-09-03

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Man: Say! This is a peach of an umbrella it certainly is a dandy! Where did you get it?
Mr. Bunion: Yes, it's a very good umbrella! I got--
/
Man: And the valise. say, that's a beauty! That's as fine a box as I ever saw. It's--
Mr. Bunion: Yes, it's a good strong one! I've had it for--
/
Man: Where do you buy your hats? This is a good hat, you know it, old boy? It's a swell hat!
Mr. Bunion: It was when I first got it!.
/
Man: That's an elegant suit you're wearing. You always did dress--
Mr. Bunion: These clothes. Oh, ha. I've had'em a long--
/
Man: Are those kid of parent leader shoes you wear, say, they are a swell shoe--
Mr. Bunion: Oh! They're only cow hide--
/
Man: How old are you, anyway, Mr. Bunion? You can't be over thirty, you don't look more than, well say thirty.
Mr. Bunion: By George, I'm older than thirty, ye yes!
/
Man: Eh. What I wanted to see you about was, hem! Can you spare about five dollars? I'm in bad on a deal and if you can let me have five I can squeeze out. I know--
Mr. Bunion: Gosh! You'll have to squeeze out with out it--
/
Man: I know! I know! You would if you had it. Yes, I know!
Mr. Bunion: I haven't enough money to cross a free bridge, flag a bread wagon or buy a gnat a wrestling jacket. I"m flat broke and busted.

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.190

Tags

umbrella

Files

117-1907-9-3.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Complimenting Man],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 8, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/117.