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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


Kingfield Street 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Kingfield Street, Isle of Dogs, c1956. Left to right: Bill Price (b.1939) with his first car, a three-wheeler; three of his ex-school mates from George Green's - Mike Shaw, ‘Benny' Glander, and Bert Franklin; Bill's dad, Will Price. On the motorbike Bill's sister, Janet Price and her cousin, Pauline Price. The motorbike belonged to Mike Shaw. Photograph taken by Ada Price. by Ada Price