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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

Cable Street, 1983
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Cable Street, 1983
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Pearl Street, 1940
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Penang Street, 1939
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Pennington Street, 1910
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Pennington Street, 1970
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Queens Place, 1938
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Christian Street, 1930s
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Portrait of Island woman 1900s
© THLHLA

Island child with her doll 1900
© THLHLA

An outing from an Island firm
© THLHLA

Island woman with toddler 1920s
© THLHLA