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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


Glen Terrace

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Marion and Larry Hart in the back garden of No. 601 Glen Terrace, Manchester Road, Isle of Dogs, in 1956. The house was the home of Mr and Mrs T. Smith and their family, Larry and Marion were their grandchildren, the children of their daughter and son-in-law, Doris and George Hart. Marion was about one and Larry four years old, Marion is thought to have muscled in on Larry's cart which is why he doesn't look too happy! Donated by Mrs Doris Hart