'These Billboards Spring Up Like Toadstools'

Tom Engelhardt

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'These Billboards Spring Up Like Toadstools' Original Cartoon Negative by Tom Engelhardt

'These Billboards Spring Up Like toadstools After A Rain, But They're Not Nearly As Pretty'

This is the original framed negative by political cartoonist Tom Engelhardt featuring the cartoon printed in The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on October 17, 1997.  In the cartoon, motorists discuss the large amount of billboards on Missouri highways.  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

:: Frame Size: 8" x 10" 

:: Negative Size: 6" x 6.25"

:: Print comes with a signed note from the artist