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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

Mrs Alice Austin's wedding 1910s
© THLHLA

Mrs Sarah Jane Morris 1910s
© THLHLA

Outing from St. Paul's Presbyterian Church (the Scots Church) 1920s
© THLHLA

An outing from the “Pin and Cotter” pub 1940s
© THLHLA

Mrs Caroline Needham (nee Batchelor) with her family 1915
© THLHLA

52 Glengall Grove 1967-1968
© THLHLA

Cubs outing from the Island 1927
© THLHLA

Outing from the ‘Newcastle Arms’ 1950s
© THLHLA

Outing from ‘The Tooke Arms’ 1956
© THLHLA

Islanders on an outing from 1950s
© THLHLA

Bill from Goodrich's shop 1940s
© THLHLA

Islanders from Edwardian times 1900s
© THLHLA