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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


9 Manilla Street 1930s

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© IHT/p0456


Island History Trust Image Collection


No 9, Manilla Street, E14, at the time of the 1937 Coronation. On the left is Mrs Strudwick and on the right is Esme Strudwick. The Strudwicks later moved to No 44 Tooke Street by Mrs H Hesselden