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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?

Digital copies of photographs can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (there is a charge for this service please see our visitor information page for prices). If you would like to purchase images for personal use or use the images for publication or display please contact us at localhistory@towerhamlets.gov.uk

On an outing from Hawkins & Tipson Rope Works 1940s
© THLHLA

Mother's Union Outing 1940s
© THLHLA

An Island outing 1940s-50s
© THLHLA

A Christmas party for Poplar Home Helps 1940s
© THLHLA

An outing from the Isle of Dogs 1940s
© THLHLA

Globe Rope Works East Ferry Road 1940s
© THLHLA

A bomb crater in Cottage Street
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Bethnal Green Road, 1941
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

The Aberfeldy 1941
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Manchester Road (1940s or 1950s)
© THLHLA

An outing from the Lead Works 1940s
© THLHLA

An outing from the Isle of Dogs 1940s
© THLHLA