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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


McDougalls Flour Mill, Millwall Docks 1937

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Island History Trust Image Collection


At McDougalls Flour Mill, Millwall Docks, Isle of Dogs, about 1937. The girls are: Ivy Illsen, Alice Lowery, Alice Cogdell and one other unknown. The building is the original old building, at the gate, before the modern offices were built. To the right, is the ‘clocking-in' place; to the left, part of the mill. Information, Alice Lowery. by Doris McCartney