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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


Plevna Street

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1936, in the back garden of a house in Plevna Street, Isle of Dogs. Alice Knibbs (formerly Smith born 1880); Violet Thomas (formerly Knibbs, born 1907); Barbara Thomas (later Morgan, born 1934); Shirley Peacock (later Bragg, born 1935). Donated by Mrs C. Burtt