It's Nice To Have A Friend - 11x17 Negative

Tom Engelhardt

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It's Nice To Have A Friend - 11x17 Newspaper Negative by Tom Engelhardt

'It's Nice to Have a Friend In the Lighthouse'

This is the original newspaper negative by political cartoonist Tom Engelhardt featuring the cartoon printed in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on August 31, 1977.  In the cartoon, a lighthouse is sitting on Maritime Lobby's campaign contribution rocks.  It has Jimmy Carter's smile on it and it is shining a light onto the Oil cargo preference bill boat.  Tow men are in the boat and one is commenting, 'It's nice to have a friend in the lighthouse.'  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