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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


Selling Kent 1930s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Post Office at Selling Kent, where people from Millwall and Cubitt Town went with other East Enders to pick hops every year. This postcard was sent back to the Isle of Dogs with the following message: ‘Having a good time, expects to finish on Tuesday. Will telephone on Friday. Dad.'