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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

Isle of Dogs


Isle of Dogs

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Island History Trust Image Collection


1934: Aerial view of the Isle of Dogs from Limehouse Reach looking towards Blackwall showing part of the West India Docks and the Inner Basin of the Millwall Docks. In the foreground are the old streets of Millwall, with St. Luke's Church on the corner of Alpha Road and Stafford Street. Donated by Aerofilms