[Opposites III]

Dublin Core

Title

[Opposites III]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-07-14

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Mr. Bunion making judgements based on appearance and his friend tells him the people are the opposite of what he sees.

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

161

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-07-14

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: How I shouldn't want to be as poor as that old fellow. I shouldn't want to be poverty stricken!
Man: That old fellow is worth only about twenty millions--
/
Mr. Bunion: He isn't worth as much as that fellows father. There's a real swell, you can see that!
Man: He hasn't got a cent! Not a penny if he had what he owes he'd be worth thousands.
/
Mr. Bunion: I'd like to be like that stalwart and prosperous looking man going there.
Man: You would eh? Well he spends nine out of twelve months in an insane asylum.
/
Mr. Bunion: That fellow going by looks more like a lunatic than the other party did to me, um.
Man: Do you know who he is? he's president of nine banks, six trust companies and 12 corporations.
/
Mr. Bunion: I'd hate to be as old as that chap is. He hasn't long to live on this earth.
Man: I know him well. He's only forth years old he's a great athlete, a great pedestrian.
/
Mr. Bunion:
This fellow looks more like an athlete than the other fellow!
Man: Well sir! That man is ninety three years old. He doesn't look it but he is--
/
Mr. Bunion: I suppose that clerical looking man is a thief.
Man: He's worse than a thief he's an all around crook. Confidence man, dip burglar and cutthroat!
/
Mr. Bunion: Tell me what that loafer is and I"ll go!
Man: He's one of our brainiest lawyers. An ex-judge of the circuit court and recently he has been appointed an ambassador to-

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.195

Files

161-1908-7-14.jpg

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Opposites III],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed November 26, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/162.