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Title [69th Street Ferry, St. George Terminal, pedestrian bridge and ferry house]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date December 8, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. Diagonal view of a corner 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 with stairs leading up; the second floor is enclosed, with a rounded corner with curved windows. Beneath the bridge, cars are parked in a parking lot. Beyond the bridge, another building is partly visible, with a ferry boat partly visible in a slip; the ferry boat has a sign with inscription: "PVT. JOSEPH F. MERRELL." Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR-188 / 69th STREET FERRY / St. George, / Staten Island, Terminal / Junction of pedestrian / bridge and Brooklyn / ferry house. / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Dec. 8, 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
Associated People Merrell, Joseph F.
Catalog Number PH01.1438
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.