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Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher talking to a group of people whilst reporters and a policeman look on during her visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

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.

HMS Repulse
View looking forward on the forecastle deck on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Royal Regatta
King George V and Queen Mary cruise down Thames on the royal barge.

Testing for cordite, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female worker conducting heat test for cordite in central laboratory at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Women and tank, c 1918
Photograph of a group of mainly women gathered in front of a tank during the Scottish War Savings Committee's 'Tank Campaign Scotland'.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck from amidships on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing the construction of the funnel uptakes.

A gunner takes cover during the battle for the Rhine April 1945
Photograph of a Bren gunner from the 25th Scottish division taking cover behind a memorial while buildings blaze in the background. This photograph was taken during the battle for the Rhine in 1945 in the town of Uelzen, Lower Saxony.