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Bill Owens, American, b. 1938
As a union carpenter I earn $90 a day., 1975
Gelatin silver print on paper
8 x 10 in. (20 x 25 cm)

Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2018.24.110

The full title reads: As a union carpenter I earn $90 a day. That includes my medical, dental and retirement program. I can only work like this for about ten years before I'm burnt out or injured. I want to foreman next -- more money for less work.

This particular print was printed in 2006, while the photo was shot in 1975.

This image Illustrated: Bill Owens: Working, fotofolio, 2008, p. 60; Bill Owens: Working [I Do It For The Money], Simon and Schuster, 1977, pl. 72

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

Gelatin silver print, printed 2006

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