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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

Hesperus Crescent


Hesperus Crescent

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Hesperus Crescent, Isle of Dogs, 1953 Coronation Fancy Dress Party. Includes: Alice Appleton, Margaret Shipton, Cheryl Prince, Patsie Woodall and Jeanette Appleton. Second and third from right, front row: Jennifer and Sylvia Thomas Donated by Alan Appleton