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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
Island History Trust Image Collection
Burrells Beano to Margate, 1957. Burrells was an Island firm, on Burrells Wharf in Westferry Road; they made paints, varnishes and colour, between the 1880s and 1980s. Left to right: Harry Wells, Harry Moore, George Hoad, Harry Taylor, Frank Haylett, Harry Downs.
by Harry Downs