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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

Civic Hall Bow 1963


Civic Hall Bow 1963

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Mayor's dinner following an election, Poplar Borough Council, probably 1963. This was the first time that Independent Councillors were elected for the Island seats; they were Dick Gaylor, Les Towler and Mr Coleman. Includes: Sue Avery, Joan Jordan, Len Jordan, Dick Gaylor, Mrs Gaylor, Danny Brown, Lena Brown. by Mrs J. Jordan