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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

Harbinger School


Harbinger School

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Island History Trust Image Collection


Harbinger School, Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs. 1950s. Back row, extreme right, Brian Grover, third from right, Frank Pratt; fourth, Bill Horlick; second on left Brian Webb; third from left, Alan Mansfield Middle row: on the right, Brenda Lovatt; fifth from left, Shirley Mullock. Front row, second from left, Alan Roberts; fourth from left, Ron Corr; seventh from left, Mary Cressall, ninth from left, Jean Ashkettle, third from right, Pat McCarthy; second from right: Heather McCartney. In front, boy on left is Doug Ross Donated by B. Grover