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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

Island women on an outing 1940s
© THLHLA

Island women on an outing 1940s
© THLHLA

Group of young women on holiday 1900s
© THLHLA

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

Bancroft Road, 1950
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

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

Prince of Orange Court, 1938
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Whitechapel 1987
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Chapel House Street 1920s
© THLHLA

Hesperus Crescent or Chapel House Street 1920s
© THLHLA

Islanders at a party 1960s
© THLHLA

Unknown
© THLHLA