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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


Stebondale Street 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


A sack race during the 1953 Coronation party, Stebondale Street. Left to right: Lily Whiting, Dolly Devlin, and Lily Tremain. These are their single names they were sisters-in-law. by Mrs Nell Moxom