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Title [69th Street Ferry, Brooklyn Terminal, two ferries in slips]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date November 23, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. Diagonal view of two ferry boats in slips along a pier, with water in the foreground. The ferry at center has inscription "BROOKLYN - STATEN ISLAND" on its side; the other ferry appears to have the same inscription partially visible. Beyond the ferry at center, two tall structures stand at the entrances to the ferry slips; each has a sign with inscription: "STATEN ISLAND FERRY / SHORT ROUTE TO NEW JERSEY." Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR - 181 / 69th STREET FERRY / Brooklyn Terminal / Looking northwest from / Shore Road / Left to right: Gotham / Hamilton / The Tides / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Nov. 23, 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 PH01.1431
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.