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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


Macquarie Way 1937

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Island History Trust Image Collection


May 1937, the Coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth. A party in Macquarie Way, London, E.14, outside No. 5. In the photograph: Eva Adams, Rosie Black, Lizzie and Rosie Morris, Mrs. Gamestar, Doris McCartney, Mrs. McCartney, the Sheldrakes and the Thomsons. The mothers organised the party and shared and prepared the food.