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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


The Wright family 1912

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1912. The Wright family, of No.16 Strafford Street, Isle of Dogs, on a day out in the country. Left to right; George Henry Wright, (1902-1982); Mrs Mary Wright; in front of her, Hilda Wright; Nellie Wright, who later married Will Rutter, from Byng Street; and George Wright, who worked at Cutlers engineering works in Westferry Road. by Mrs Piper