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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


Islanders on an outing from The Vulcan pub 1890s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Islanders on an outing from The Vulcan pub. 1959. Back row: -, George Murrell, Ernie Lague, Bobby Starling, George Bolter, Bill -, Cliff Davis, Brian Smith, -, George -, Bill Lear, John Fuller, John Snooks. Front: Derek Hipson, Fred Mallet, John Stevens, Sam Priddy, Alec Sanson, Ron Baldry, Dennis Smith, John Snooks, - John Fitzgerald, Chas Downey, Bobby Collier, John Fuller. : Sitting: - Danny Taplin, Bill Fuller, Ted Pearce, Fred -, Vic Perry, Danny Holmes, Barry Morgan. In doorway: Terry Tucker, Albert Davis.