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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
West India Docks
Island History Trust Image Collection
A ship of the Strick Ellerman Line in the West India Docks, c.1953. Tom Waters and his gang of stevedores are nearly up to beam fillings; from left to right: Jim Fairbairns senior; not known; Dinny McSweeney; Tom Wawters; - Evans; Jim Fairbairns junior (holding rope); far right: Frank -. From Ron Waters