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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


Island Gardens 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


North Greenwich Bowling Club Ladies in Island Gardens. Back, left to right: Mrs Howard, Mrs Frost, Mrs Cahill, Miss D. Frost, Mrs Hitchcock, Mrs Blackall, Mrs Macefield, Miss Joan Macefield. Front: Mrs K. Tremain, Mrs Andrews, - , Mrs Watson, boy Conny, - , Mrs Archer, - , - , boy Blackall. by Mrs B. Howard