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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.

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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


Eltham 1960s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The French family, Chapel House Street, Isle of Dogs. Mrs Elizabeth French (centre) with her grandchildren and one great- grandchild, and her second husband, Godfrey French (standing on left). The children are: Michael, Terry, Peter, John, Bernard, Christopher, Philip, Maxine, Patricia and her daughter Pat, and Coleen. Photograph taken at Eltham, 1960. by Mrs Bannister