Political Cartoon - 70th Anniversary Exhibit

R-D2125-23, Brian Gable fonds

Cartoons may not come to mind when one thinks of documentary art but the Provincial Archives has a number of significant collections of editorial cartoons including the works of Ed Sebestyen, Arch Dale, and Brian Gable. Brian Gable is a nationally recognized artist whose editorial cartoons have appeared in the Regina Leader Post, the Globe and Mail, and other major newspapers across Canada. This cartoon originally appeared in the Regina Leader Post in 1982 and skilfully shows how the new realities of farming in the 1980s were causing difficulties for the traditional family farm.