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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


Thermopylae Gate

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Island History Trust Image Collection


No. 6 Thermopylae Gate, Isle of Dogs, the home of Sophie and Mort Roberts and Daisy, their daughter and Dave Woodard, her husband, after being decorated for the coronation celebrations in 1952. Every house in the street had some kind of decoration up, if only the Union Jack. Donated by Daisy Woodard