Joseph Parrish Signed Newspaper Drawing – COA JSAGo Back
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William H. Perkins, Jr. (1921-2009) was an esteemed and well-respected lobbyist, historian, and humanitarian. During his 50-year career, he amassed one of the largest private collections of presidential and political memorabilia. He was present at the founding of the United Nations. Mr. Perkins had the honor to meet 11 United States Presidents from Franklin D. Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Presented are items direct from his renowned collection.
Joseph L. Parrish, 84, retired chief editorial cartoonist for The Chicago Tribune who was widely known for his political caricatures as well as his 18- year series of ”Nature Notes” cartoons. A native of Tennessee, he was a Tribune cartoonist from 1936 until his retirement in 1970. ‘Joe Parrish was one of the premier cartoonists in America,” said Richard Locher, who succeeded Mr. Parrish as The Tribune`s chief editorial cartoonist.”I don`t think anyone could capture a face better than he could,” Locher said. ”Cartoonists in those days used to label a face, even Harry Truman`s.”
Offered here is an original Joseph Parrish cartoon signed and inscribed “To Wm.H. Perkins, Jr With Best Wishes, From Joseph Parrish” this 14 x 16 1/2. The original color artwork title Rush Hour Truman & Co Symington. On the bottom of the artwork reads 1960 by The Chicago Tribune signed Parrish. Note Mr. Perkins & Truman are the two main characters in this artwork. Signatures signed in black felt pen and grades 10. JSA Basic Cert & Sticker.