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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

British Street School 1915


British Street School 1915

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Island History Trust Image Collection


British Street School, Harbinger Road, Isle of Dogs, c1915. At the back, to the left of the teacher, standing, is David Thomas Annan. This photograph belonged to Albert Fisher, who worked at Barnes the Butchers, corner of Harbinger Road.