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John Boone
John Boone
TitleJohn Boone
SubjectsBoone, John. / Airplanes--Models.
Physical Description1 photograph : sepia toned ; 8.5 x 12.5 cm
CollectorsRorke family
Date[ca. 1953]
Location No.PF-314.01.026
Biography / Administrative HistoryJohn Boone may be the son of Anne Charlotte (Forward) Boone and William Boone. Anne Charlotte (Forward) Boone (1849-?), daughter of Captain Mark William Forward and Mary (Bemister) Forward, was born on 7 December 1849. Her siblings included Ernest Edward Forward, George William Bemister Forward, John Bemister ''Jack'' Forward and Georgina Eliza ''George'' (Forward) Samways. She married William Boone of Port de Grave on 27 December 1870, and had three children: Evelyn (Boone) Wright, John Boone and Herbert Boone.
Scope and contentJohn Boone in his workshop in California with the full Rigged Clipper Flying Cloud model.
DonorMr. and Mrs. J.E. Rorke, 1999
CollectionRorke Family fonds
NotesThe caption reads, ''In a corner of the workshop 2046 Lincon Ave., Calaneda, Calif--The model is the full Rigged Clipper Flying Cloud Built by W. McKay in Boston Mass. Launched June, 1853. Made the quickest & fastest. Wife was ? from New York. JBB.''
Resource TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
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