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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


Harbinger School 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Harbinger School, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs, 1953-54. Back row: Vic Clarey , Richard Evans, Eddie Hatch, - , Jimmy Tremaine, - , Jean Lepine, Brenda Lovatt, - , - . Middle row: Linda Holder, - , Hazel Watson, Linda Horlick, Jose Deal, Joan - , - , Tony Hurr, Peter Dickenson, Kenneth Haynes, - . Front row: George Fitzgerald, Terence Harvey, Jimmy Tarbuck, Ronald Miller, Dennis Mann, - Merrall, Michael Woodard, Chris Lock, Alan or Fred - , - Joyce, George Reynolds. by Val Martin