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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


East Ferry Road

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Corporal John Gordon Noel Dewar, born 25th December 1892 Photographed on 3rd april, 1917; he had just arrived back from Salonica and shortly afterwards received his commission and returned to France as a lieutenant, where he served until the end of the war. He died on 20th October, 1983. He worked in the Bank of England, married Winfred Muscat and settled in Kent. Donated by Unknown