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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


Glengall Road School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


May Day at Glengall Road School, Isle of Dogs, 1936-37. The children are dressed up for ‘Peter Pan' as their May Day tableau. Roy Collins, at the back, is Peter Pan. The girls are: Joyce White, - , - , Rose Marsh, Maud Taylor, Christine Hearson. Boys in front include Robert Voisey, David Ebdale and David Mulford. Donated by Roy Collins