Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 06 DEC 1987
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negatives
Interior views of Raffles Café Bookstore, 555 Congress Street. The popular book store and eatery was located in the historic Machigonne Engine House building (exterior view at this link). Raffles was also a venue for authors' readings, music, and lectures. The business closed in 1996.
Photos published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 6 December 1987
"Raffles Café Bookstore, 1987" (1987). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 422.
Portland, Me., Downtown Portland, Businesses, Congress Street