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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


An outing from ‘The George’ pub 1940s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


An outing from ‘The George’ pub, Glengall Road, c1940s. Back row, first on left, landlord of pub (name not known; eighth from left: - Beddoe; eleventh: Mr Sickler; fourteenth, F. Cannon. Last man on right is William Hall, Bill Barden standing next to him. Middle row: Harry William Adams (wearing flat cap). Front row, third from left, W. Miller; tenth from left, his father, C. Miller. by Mrs Miller