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Title [69th Street Ferry, St. George Terminal, ferry boats arriving]
Object Name Print, Photographic
Photographer Van Cott, Herbert L.
Date October 23, 1964
Collection Staten Island Geographic Collection
Description Original B&W print on cream cardboard mount. View of the 69th Street Ferry Terminal and slip in St. George, Staten Island, seen from an elevated vantage point. A ferry boat is in the slip at right; the ferry has a sign with inscription: "ST. GEORGE." Two more ferry boats are seen in the water in the background. At center, a small building with an awning has two signs mounted on the roof: "Sealtest / ICE CREAM" and "SNACK BAR." In the middle ground, a line of cars are driving from the left toward the ferry in slip at right. In the foreground, two cars are waiting to board the ferry. Typed inscription on paper glued to the reverse of the mount: "TR-192 / 69th STREET FERRY / St. George, / Staten Island, Terminal / To left, THE TIDES coming / into service empty from / lay-up piers, waiting to enter / right hand slip. / to right, GOTHAM coming into / left hand slip from Brooklyn. / By Herbert L. Van Cott / Oct. 23, 1964."
(Keywords: New York City, Twentieth Century)
Print size 3.5 x 4.5
Earliest Date 1964
Latest Date 1964
Subjects Ferries
Transportation
Transportation facilities
Lexicon Sub-category Documentary Artifact
Catalog Number PH01.1442
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.