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 email@example.com
Manchester Road 1935
The 1935 Jubilee celebrations, an egg and spoon race in Manchester Road, Stewart Street on the right. On the left a Lascar who was persuaded to join in. Shops include The Co-Op, previously Osbornes & Williams, bakers, butchers, Kings (tobacconists) and Locks (chicken meal and grain) From Mrs I.Melbourne