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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


Thames Millwall 1900s

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Island History Trust Image Collection


C & E Morton's Millwall factory, from the river Thames. The firm made sweets, chocolates, pickles, etc. They were established on Millwall, Isle of Dogs in the 1870s and also had branches at Lowestoft and Aberdeen. This photograph is from a collection belonging to Miss Hiscott. by Miss L. Hiscott