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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?

Digital copies of photographs can be obtained from Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives (there is a charge for this service please see our visitor information page for prices). If you would like to purchase images for personal use or use the images for publication or display please contact us at localhistory@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Ellen Place, 1938
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Limehouse Chinatown 1920s
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Cable Street, 1987
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Scandrett Street, 1980
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Dukes Street, 1936
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Oban Street, 1968
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Oban Street, 1971
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Monza Street, 1910
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Dock Street, 1937
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Cable Street, 1978
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Brierly Street, 1972
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Swanfield Street, 1975
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives