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Bill Owens, American, b. 1938
For over twenty years I have worked for Leslie Salt harvesting salt. Tri-Valley Area, Northern California, 1976, 1976
Gelatin silver print on paper
8 x 10 in. (20.32 x 25.4 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2019.22.109

Full Title: For twenty years I have world for Leslie Salt harvesting salt. My job is now doomed as cheap salts are coming to America from all over the world. People don't know that most salt isn't used to eat but for the manufacturing of plastics. 1976

Illustrated: Bill Owens: Working, fotofolio, 2008, p. 66; Bill Owens: Working [I Do It For The Money], Simon and Schuster, 1977, pl. 50

Signed in graphite & stamped "Extra Book Print" on verso


Gelatin silver print, printed 2006

Object Description
Man wearing a construction helmet walking in the middle of train tracks. Man is walking along a large hill of salt at a salt harvesting site.

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