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Portland Press Herald Still-Film Negatives Collection

Document Type

Still Image

Call number of Original

TL 01 FEB 1987

Contributing Institution

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives


Portland, Cumberland, Maine, USA

Creation Date


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

TL 01 FEB 1987-1_WTM.JPG (4065 kB)
Boone's Restaurant rear entrance - 1 February 1987

Boones 1989.pdf (2692 kB)
Boone's MENU 1989

Boones ca1950.pdf (2591 kB)
Boone's [humorous] "MENU" ca1950


Portland, Me., Old Port, Waterfront, Custom House Wharf, Businesses, Menu


Image Location


Rights Statement

In Copyright - Educational Use Permitted.