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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
Island History Trust Image Collection
Councillor Nellie Frances Cressall having just received the Freedom of the Borough of Poplar. c.1960. Mrs Cressall was one of the Poplar Councillors imprisoned in the 1920s for their refusal to pay rates at the same level as other, richer London boroughs. She remained a Councillor for many years, also serving as Mayor of the Borough. She lived on the Isle of Dogs.
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