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Title [69th Street Ferry, ferry boat St. George travelling to Staten Island]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date November 16, 1963
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. View of a ferry boat in New York Harbor; ferry has inscription on the side: "BROOKLYN - STATEN ISLAND." Brooklyn can be seen in the background at far right; Manhattan is in the background at left. Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR-194 / 69th STREET FERRY / ST. GEORGE in midstream, / headed for Staten Island. / Looking north / Photograph taken from / Brooklyn bound ferry boat. / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Nov. 16, 1963."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 4.5
Earliest Date 1963
Latest Date 1963
Subjects Ferries
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1444
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.