Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection
Call number of Original
TL 01 FEB 1987
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Format of Original
35mm gelatin silver negatives
Views of Boone's Restaurant, 6 Custom House Wharf. Also known as Boone's Fish House and Oyster Room, the waterfront restaurant was first opened by Alexander Boone in 1898. Boone's history includes visits from iconic celebrities such as Ingrid Bergman, Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable.
Left image: Exterior view of Boone's from northwest, looking toward Portland harbor from Commercial Street.
Right image: Interior view of Boone's dining room.
Right photo published in the Maine Sunday Telegram, on 1 February 1987
See Additional Files link (below) for:
* A view of Boone's rear entrance, facing Casco Bay Lines ferry pier.
* The 1989 Boone's Menu
* A humorous, souvenir "Boone's Menu," circa1950
"Boone's Restaurant, 1987" (1987). Businesses & Buildings - Portland Press Herald Still Film Negatives. 544.
Portland, Me., Old Port, Waterfront, Custom House Wharf, Businesses, Menu