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Facsimile of the seal of the Guardians of Scotland showing St Andrew on the cross
Seal of the Guardians of Scotland, 1292
Facsimile of the seal of the Guardians of Scotland showing St Andrew on the cross

Delivery Room, Bellshill Maternity Hospital
View of a typical delivery room at Bellshill Maternity Hospital, Lanarkshire, from the main ward.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Aerial view of construction of upper decks of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View of the stern from the starboard side, with a large part of the plating complete, of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft funnel being lowered into place on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View from the starboard side of the after barbettes of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Wagons filled with concrete materials at Gardenstown Harbour, 1913
Photograph of inspector of Fishery Board for Scotland and local inspector at Gardenstown Harbour in Banffshire examining wagons of gravel and shingle for concrete.

Forth Bridge caisson towed by tug, 1885
Photograph of No.5 caisson of the Forth (Rail) Bridge being towed to position in the Forth by a tug.

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.