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 email@example.com
Crossing Blackheath on a Sunday morning stroll, c1924. Alfred Kettle, (1904-1968), and his sister Violet Kettle, both of Macquarie Way, Isle of Dogs, with their friend, Ethel Powell. Walking at Greenwich or Blackheath was a popular Sunday morning pastime for Islanders; notice the spats and other 1920s fashion details.