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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


Chapel House Place 1953

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Chapel House Place, Isle of Dogs, probably the 1953 Coronation celebrations. Includes: Doris Kirk, her mother Mrs Isabella Kirk, and Mrs Kirk's brother-in-law Tom, Maureen Willing, Jenny Gillard, Josie Marshall, Alan Winch, Fred Winch, Colin Rogers, Keith Rogers, Tom Mathews and Billy Wootley. The man standing by the ladder in Jock Stewart. by S. Moyse