[Opium]

Dublin Core

Title

[Opium]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-06-02

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion visits an opium den.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

155

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-06-02

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

Transcription

Man: Pullee! Pullee! Velly much!
Mr. Bunion: Oh! I'll pull! I've never smoked opium. I just want to see if it will make me forget that valise!
/
Man: Makee you floglet allele muchee trouble!
Mr. Bunion: That's what I want, if it only makes me forget for a minute--
/
Man: Yes ah you forget! huh.
Mr. Bunion: Oh! Hello! Huh you're here, are you? Where have you been keeping your
/
Man: [Chinese characters]
Mr. Bunion: Self? Did you tell the viceroy I was here? yes, go ahead! Help yourself! Take
/
Man: [Chinese characters]
Mr. Bunion: the old thing and do what you want to with it! I don't care! I'll tell
/
Man: [Chinese characters] Mr. Bunion: you what you can do for me, if you will? Send in my servant to assist me in preparing myself!
/
Man: Yen hoc yen she quay hoc Mr. Bunion: Yes, that's good. It's gone! And I'm glad of it! Now go and get my ocean yacht! I'm going back to--
/
Mr. Bunion: Um! Go and get my coat and hat and let me get out of here!

Original Format

newspaper comic strip

Physical Dimensions

11.8" X 8.5"

NYSL Microfilm Citation

NY 01 New York 93-31968, JUN-AUG 1908 Reel 111

Reprinted

Winsor McCay, "A Pilgrim's Progress," Winsor McCay Early Works IV, ed. Mark Thompson (West Carrollton, OH: Checker Book Publishing Group, 2004), pg.188

Tags

drugs

Files

155-1908-6-2.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Opium],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 26, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/156.