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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mrs Sarah Jane Morris 1910s
Mrs Sarah Jane Morris, nee Bell, (1862-1921). The Morris family lived at No.63 Strattondale Street, Isle of Dogs. In the photograph, Mrs Morris is wearing a black sateen mourning blouse, made out of the lining of a man's overcoat, for her son, John William Morris, who had been killed in action in 1917. Mrs Morris came from Norfolk originally; her husband, Robert, was a stevedore. From Mrs Power (nee Morris)