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Title Launching of the Municipal Ferry Boat ' Richmond ' May 20th, 1905 Staten Island.
Object Name Postcard
Studio or Publisher Souvenir Post Card Co.
Date 1905
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original color postcard. Diagonal view of a ferry boat being launched, with crowds of people on the docks along both sides of the boat. The boat has pennants flying above. Printed caption below: "12482 -- Launching of the Municipal Ferry Boat ' Richmond ' May 20th, 1905 Staten Island." Printed on reverse: "Post Card / THIS SIDE FOR THE ADDRESS / Souvenir Post Card Co., New York and Berlin." Handwritten inscription on reverse: "1905".
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Museum Purchase
Earliest Date 1905
Latest Date 1905
Subjects Ferries
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 00.018.0041
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, July 2015.
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.