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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


Ethel Powell, of Thermopylae Gate 1923

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Ethel Powell, of Thermopylae Gate, Isle of Dogs, about 1923, on an outing.She is standing in front of one of the old-style charabancs with an open top and long bench seats.