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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


Kent 1920s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Island families hop-picking, probably in the 1920s. Woman standing second from right, Mrs King, who lived opposite the Kingsbridge pub, in Westferry Road, and later at St. Hubbert's House, Janet Street. Woman seated, wearing hat, Mrs Dixon. From K. Hunter