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Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of Queen Elizabeth talking to Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, as they progress through the workshops of Cowdenbeath Colliery, with other officials and Princess Margaret following on and machinery and workmen on either side.

Painting pillar boxes, 1950s
Photograph of female worker painting pillar boxes bearing the royal cipher of Queen Elizabeth II at Carron Works near Falkirk

HMS Barham
View from the scaffolding looking towards the bow of the framing and bulkheads of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (512)
Angled view of the amidships area from the starboard side of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the lifeboats, superstructure and QF 4-inch anti-aircraft guns.

Hirta, St Kilda, Outer Hebrides
View of the island of Hirta in the St Kilda group.

Mercat Cross and City Chambers, Edinburgh, Early 20th century
Mercat Cross and City Chambers, Edinburgh

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher and her husband Dennis Thatcher admiring an Aberdeen Angus bull at the Glasgow Garden Festival.

Edinburgh crowds watching flight of Tiger Moth, c 1944
Photograph of crowds gathered at Bruntsfield Links, Edinburgh, to watch flight of Tiger Moth as part war savings campaign

Tour of southern Spain
Patio de los Naranjos and Alminar, of the Cathedral, Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain.