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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

Whitechapel 1987
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East London Mosque 1980s
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The Artful Dodger 1989
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Dock Street, 1937
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Goodman's Stile, c.1920
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Old Montague Street, c.1895
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Hanbury Street, 1967
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New Road, 1954
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Wentworth Street, 1981
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South Tenter Street 1940
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South Tenter Street 1940
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Commercial Road by Adler Street 1941
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