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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


The Seymour family 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


The Seymour family, including Dolly, Liz, Kate, Hannah, Nell, George and Alice. Most of the sisters worked at Maconochies. This photograph was taken at a wedding reception in the 1950s. The little boy is George's son, Colin, who became an Olympic Rower and married a Canadian girl. by Mrs French