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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




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Island History Trust Image Collection


Harriet Mary Anne Jefferyes, nee Webb, (14 May 1889-January 1976) and lived in Brig Street, Isle of Dogs. Seen here with her son Henry Edward Jefferyes (30 May 1912-19 July 1988). Photographed in 1914. Donated by Michael Jefferyes