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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?

Photographic copies can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local Studies and Archives (there is a charge for this service) or a maximum of 5 digital copies can be emailed to you. If you would like to use the images for publication or display please contact us at


North Greenwich 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


A new boat, ‘The Kenneth’, being launched at Poplar and Blackwall Rowing Club, by the boatman, Ken Barry, and being given a push-off by Mrs Fisher, the president’s wife, with W.Smith, secretary of the supporters club standing by. From W.Smith