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Title [69th Street Ferry, St. George Terminal, ferry house]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date May 5, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. Diagonal view of a building with an elevated, covered bridge leading from a door on the second floor. The lower floor of the building has an open area at left with stairs leading up; second floor is fully enclosed, with a rounded corner with curved windows. Cars are parked in front of the building and beneath the bridge at left. A ferry boat is partly visible in the background at far left. Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR-189 / 69th STREET FERRY / St. George, / Staten Island, Terminal / Ferry house to Brooklyn / By Herbert L. Van Cott / May 5, 1964."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 4.5
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Subjects Ferries
Transportation facilities
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1439
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Great Kills Woman's Club, July 2017.
Legal Status Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.