Mentioned on page 129 of the journal The following is a translation of the note Views of the land on the southerly and southwesterly sides of the great bay between the Neversincks and Long Island 24 miles from New York A Coney island B The gate or opening to enter C Sandy hook D Rensselaer’s hook now the Neversink highlands E Some trees serving as a land mark probably on a line with Pigeon hill In order to sail in between the shoals keep SSW from them that is close to the Hook DEF The land called the Neversinckx F Kil van kol Alias it appears from Jacques Cortelyou’s house at Najak Fort Hamilton on Long Island The bank drawn on the right is the West bank Porpoises are still common in the bay but whales at that time frequently captured along our coast are now rarely seen
Ornate Bank of SicilyTrust. (Center left.) A vegetarian restaurant (near right.) Source: Changing New York.: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs. See more information about this image and others at NYPL Digital Gallery.
Photographs from this series taken by Berenice Abbott for the Federal Projects Administration. Available at NYPL. · Changing New York, 1935-1938.