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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


Bournemouth 1950

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1950, on holiday at Bournemouth. Nellie Monk (nee Davis) and Harry Monk. Mrs Monk was born in East Ham and moved to the Isle of Dogs when she got married, to live in Mellish Street. Harry Monk (1911- 1974) was a First Aid man at Graving Dock. by Mrs Monk