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I never worked. My husband died twelve years ago. I spend a lot of time reading the newspaper every day. The first things I go to are the obituaries to see if yet another friend has passed away

Creator:
Bill Owens (American, born 1938) (Photographer)
Title:
I never worked. My husband died twelve years ago. I spend a lot of time reading the newspaper every day. The first things I go to are the obituaries to see if yet another friend has passed away
Alternate Titles:
[Elderly woman sitting on sofa], Suburbia
Date:
1980
Medium:
Chromogenic print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 7 7/8 x 9 15/16 in. (20 x 25.2 cm) Mat / Mount: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Fund, 2010.
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
110PH009.002
Description:
Print made from Polaroid Type 808 negative; Print hinged to backing board
Markings:
Mat is numbered in pencil with Polariod Collection number, "78:718:02"
Provenance:
Bill Owens; Polaroid Corporation
Bibliography:
Owens, Bill. "Suburbia" (San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books), 1973. [Call no.: MFX (Owens) 95-11135]; Owens, Bill and David Halberstam [introduction] et al. "Suburbia" (New York: Fotofolio), 1999. [MFX (Owens) 14-4228]