[Wine]

Dublin Core

Title

[Wine]

Creator

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934

Date

1908-08-18

Source

New York Evening Telegram

Publisher

New York Herald Co.

Description

Says he never drinks but a fellow sent him wine. As he drinks the wine the valise turns into JOY, but after he falls asleep and wakes up it is still there "No more of this! It is good but it fools me!"

Contributor

Kirsten A. McKinney
New York State Library

Language

English

Type

comic strip

Coverage

1900s(1905-1909)

Still Image Item Type Metadata

ImageNo.

166

Series Title

A Pilgrim's Progress By Mister Bunion

PublicationDate

1908-08-18

Publication

New York Evening Telegram

PublicationPage

6

Transcription

Mr. Bunion: I never drink, its a bad, bad habit, but that fellow has sent me this bottle of wine saying it would drive away that old valise--
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Mr. Bunion: While I hardly believe it, I shall do him the honor of sampling the gift so that I can show my sincerity!
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Mr. Bunion: So many people do not believe I would part with the old thing if I could, like a life prisoner giving up his cell -
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Mr. Bunion: it tastes good but will it rid me of my old valise? I do not believe so, nope! Hum?
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Mr. Bunion: When I come to think of it why should I part with it? Iv'e always had it. I've never been with--
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[JOY] Mr. Bunion: out it! It isn't such a bad looking outfit. Um I'm so drowsy! How peaceful I am! Huh! Um--
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Mr. Bunion: Oooh! Wow! Have I been asleep? oh! Where, who! Oh! What, why, I've been drinking! Yep! It's that wine!
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Mr. Bunion: Bango! No more of this! It's good but it fools me!

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.187

Tags

alcohol

Files

166-1908-8-18.jpg

Tags

Citation

McCay, Winsor, 1867?-1934, “[Wine],” Pilgrim's Progress, accessed December 5, 2022, https://pilgrims-progress.richmond.edu/items/show/167.