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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


An outing from the Island in the 1950s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


An outing from the Island in the 1950s, from one of the churches or the Dockland Settlement.Includes: Back row: fifth from left, Mrs Sale, 7th Mrs Cranfield, 8th Mrs Nilson, 9th Mrs Mansfield, 11th Daisy Clayton. Front row on left Mrs Buxton; Seated on right, Mrs O'Brien.