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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


Island Rovers football club 1895-96. At that time the team played on a ground behind Charteris Terrace, East Ferry Road. The back of the houses in Charteris Terrace are just visible on the right of the photograph. Back row: G.Foord, W.Andrews, G.Phillips, J.McCartney (vice-capt), J.Heath. Second row: E.Ford (standing) J.Smith; F.Price, W.Stacey (captain), W.Hunt, G.Cupman. Front: G.Dance and A.Wiggins. Donated by D.McCartney