How far we've come - 11x17 by Tom Engelhardt

Tom Engelhardt

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'How far we've come' - 11x17 Newspaper Negative by Tom Engelhardt

This is the original newspaper negative by political cartoonist Tom Engelhardt featuring the cartoon printed in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on July 23, 1985.  In the cartoon,a South African military man points to a giant ball and chain labeled 'State of Emergency.' Other ball and chains are labeled: 'Pass Laws', 'Native Homelands Act,' 'Detention Laws' and 'Official Repression.'  This is a one of a kind item and the proceeds help benefit The State Historical Society of Missouri's Engelhardt Cartoon Collection.

About the Artist

Tom Engelhardt was a political cartoonist for The St. Louis Post Dispatch for 35 years and retired in 1997. Engelhardt’s cartoons cover every political topic from the civil rights movement, the environment, busing, the Vietnam War, health care, education, poverty, crime and the criminal justice system, international relations, censorship, workers’ rights, elected officials, Watergate, big business, and the role of government.

Product Specifications

:: Mat Size : 16" x 24" 

:: Negative Size : 11" x 17"

:: Print comes matted and enclosed in a clear cellophane wrapper

:: Negative has some black tape used in the original printing process