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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


Hawkins & Tipson, Globe Rope Works men's outing (not including office workers) in the 1950s. Includes: Sid (Bing) Crosby, Alfie Smith, Arthur King, Charlie King, Len Sparks, Dick Hilder, Bobby Day, Mr Tyson, Bill Uckett, George Blackwall, John Johnson, Johnny Oliver, Johnny French, Robert Redgrave, Sammy Seal, Billy Belton, Charlie Stone, Jimmy Camp, Dave Woodard, Bobby Shaw, Bob Sarti, Bert Matthews, Bill Power, Jim Smith, Bill McNee, Bill Woolard, Harry Sparks, ‘Ying', Joe Parker, Johnny Downey, Albie Johnson, Bill Harris, Frank Timkey, Harry Appleton, Reggie Lewis, Jack White, Duggie Goss, Bert Hill, Steve - , Bill Mead, Chris Woodard and Johnny Woods. Donated by Daisy Woodard