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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


Photograph is from album of Mrs Daisy Clayden

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Top left: Probably a member of the Tillson family, many of whom emigrated to the Isle of Dogs in the early part of the 20th century. They were all engaged in the fishing trade in King's Lynn.Bottom left: Jenny Tillson, who married a Vincent. Right: Probably a member of the Tillson family. by Mrs D. Clayden