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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.

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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


Cubitt town Old Age Pensioneers’ Club ready for an outing (ladies only?). In the 1950s. 10th from left in belted coat, Annie Vincent; 16th from left, smiling, Francis Lowther; next to her, Franny Hill with her son Billy’ in front of Billy, Mrs Sale. The group is standing against the wall in front of Jubilee Crescent, the almshouses in Manchester road, London E14. Donated by Mrs P. Shaw