Twitter logo Facebook logo Flickr logo

Tel: 0333 370 4700

Enrol: 0207 364 5665

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


St. Andrew’s Hospital Bow

Image Number:





Island History Trust Image Collection


William John Brown, a cabinet maker, of No. 3 Alpha Grove, Isle of Dogs. Mr Brown suffered from Asthma and this photograph was taken on the roof of St. Andresw’s Hospital, Bow. Mr Brown died in 1924, in his fifties. He was father to Emily, John, Bill and Li. Donated by Mrs Romain