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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


Young Islanders of the 1960s. From left to right: the second person may be Alan Bassett and the third may be Tony Finch. The fourth is Ray Sapsford, fifth Dennis Butler. Others unknown at present. Donated by Unknown