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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


Dockland Settlement Football Team, 1950-1. Names given, back row, left to right, John Gill, Alan Skinner, John Coleman, Les Grant, Len Pope, Ron Franklin, Dr. Linsey. In front: Peter Attewell, Ron Hale, Jimmy O'Neil, Bernard Fletcher, Derek Wells, David Anderson, Bob French. Donated by Mrs D. French