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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


10 Maria Street 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1935, No.10 Maria Street, E14: Mum, Mrs Emily Evans (nee Muset) from Poplar. Little boy: Dennis Evans (born 1929). Mrs Evans’ daughter-in-law, Rosie (nee Bastain, from Limehouse); her daughter, who was crushed to death by a milk float at the age of about four; and her son, Alan. by J. Evans