“In Our Time: The Political Cartoons of Josh Silburt (1942-1947)”
Opening Reception: Friday, June 9th from 6:00- 8:00 pm
Closing Date: Friday, August 11th at 4:00pm
Throughout the 1930s and 1940s Josh Silburt published more than a thousand political and sports cartoons in major newspapers across Canada. Silburt was also the editorial cartoonist at the Sydney Post Record (now the Cape Breton Post) in the mid-1940s. The exhibition will highlight some of the issues that continue to shape Cape Breton culture.
Image credits: “Our Victory Garden”, Josh Silburt (1945) Toronto Telegram
Mark Silverberg Article on Phil Richards Cinema Mural
Published in the Cape Breton Post on March 22, 2017