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Title [69th Street Ferry, Brooklyn Terminal, ferry slip]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date November 25, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. Diagonal view of a ferry slip along a pier; a paved road or walkway with a metal railing extends from the foreground into the distance at right. In the middle distance is a tall structure at the entrance to a ferry slip; it has a sign with inscription: "STATEN ISLAND FERRY / SHORT ROUTE TO NEW JERSEY." At left a ferry boat is partially visible with inscription "BROOKLYN - STATEN ISLAND" on its side. The rear of two buildings are visible at left and right of the slip. Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR - 179 / 69th STREET FERRY / Brooklyn Terminal / Looking north along / the Shore Road / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Nov. 25, 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 PH01.1429
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.