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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

Napier Yard Westferry Road 1950s
© THLHLA

Drawing
© THLHLA

Believed to be a member of the Needham family 1930s
© THLHLA

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

Island children at a street party to celebrate the coronation of Queen 1950s
© THLHLA

St George in the East Church 1944
© Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

Part of this group is the 22nd South Poplar Scouts 1940s
© THLHLA

An outing to the seaside 1950s
© THLHLA

A football team attached to the Timber Company Montague Meyers 1949/50
© THLHLA

A drawing of an early nineteenth century ship-yard 1843
© THLHLA

‘Dressed up to the nines' 1900s
© THLHLA

Outing from ‘The Pier’ to Southend 1960s
© THLHLA