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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



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Island History Trust Image Collection


An outing from John Fraser and Sons, Ferry Street, Millwall. c1950s? Includes: Ken Rutter, Dick McKay, E. Hartshorn, C. Corlers, George Compton, Dick Skinner, and on the extreme right at the edge is Fred Barnes and another “Fred”. Front right is ‘Alf'. Donated by R. Skinner