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Rakstraw Books customer service is our motto. People are always asking for book recommendations. You have to be very knowledgeable and you need to be able to read people to guess what they would like

Creator:
Bill Owens (American, born 1938) (Photographer)
Title:
Rakstraw Books customer service is our motto. People are always asking for book recommendations. You have to be very knowledgeable and you need to be able to read people to guess what they would like
Alternate Titles:
[Two women in bookstore, one is behind the cash register], Suburbia
Date:
1979
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:
110PH009.024
Description:
Print made from Polaroid Type 808 negative; Print hinged to backing board
Markings:
Mat is numbered in pencil with Polariod Collection number, "78:718:24"
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]