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Title Ferry House, St. George, S.I.
Object Name Postcard
Photographer Sperr, Percy Loomis
Studio or Publisher Lumitone Press
Date ca. 1924-1940
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W postcard. View of the St. George Ferry Terminal. Printed along the bottom: "FERRY HOUSE, St. George, S.I." Reverse side has several printed inscriptions; printed along top left: " 'ST. GEORGE FERRY' is the Staten Island ter- / minal of the municipal ferries to New York and Brooklyn." Printed along top right: "Post Card / PLACE STAMP / HERE." Printed along a line down the center: "LUMITONE PRESS PHOTO-PRINT. NEW YORK - MADE IN U.S.A."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 5.5
Acquisition Gift of Eugenia Tremaine Walansky
Ownership and History This photo shows the appearance of the Staten Island ferry terminal and nearby rail yards in St. George prior to the fire of 1946.
Earliest Date 1924
Latest Date 1940
Subjects Ferries
Railroads
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number 02.041.0003
Support Acknowledgment Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, March 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.