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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 localhistory@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Title:

‘Magnet and Dewdrop' Westferry Road 1940s

Image Number:

#IHT/p1191

Copyright:

© THLHLA

Keywords:

Island History Trust Image Collection

Description:

Jack Rump (Albert in the background) in the ‘Rose and Crown', alias “Stonies” in 1947. Born 1911 in Mellish Street. Attended British Street School. Worked as a long distance lorry driver most of his life. Sang and played in pubs around the Island and elsewhere. by J. A. Rump