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Digital Gallery Images

The Gallery includes images of the borough's streets and buildings and portraits of people and communities. The Digital Gallery images are displayed as thumbnails. Full size images can be viewed by clicking on a thumbnail.

How do I obtain a copy of an image?

Digital copies of photographs can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (there is a charge for this service please see our visitor information page for prices). If you would like to purchase images for personal use or use the images for publication or display please contact us at localhistory@towerhamlets.gov.uk

McDougalls Flour Mill outing to Margate 1930s
© THLHLA

The French family 1910s
© THLHLA

The Thames
© THLHLA

A men's outing from the Isle of Dogs
© THLHLA

‘Pride of the Isle' 1900s
© THLHLA

An outing from Samuel Cutler’s Steel Works 1948/59
© THLHLA

Dramatic production in a church hall
© THLHLA

Pennington Street, 1944
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Phillip Street, 1938
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

A local wedding between the Twiggs 1920s
© THLHLA

The Lord Nelson
© THLHLA

The Pride of The Isle 1960s
© THLHLA