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Diary entry describing the abandonment of the Darien Colony
Diary of George Home, recording the condition of the colonists in Darien prior to the abandonment of the colony and the refusal of the English colonists to assist.

Fortrose Cathedral, c 1906
Photograph of Fortrose Cathedral, Ross and Cromarty

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, showing the forward mast being stepped.

North British Railway locomotive and driver, c 1910
Photograph of North British Railway locomotive engine driver.

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with work progressing on the conning tower and superstructure.

RMS Queen Elizabeth 2
View of the Teenagers' Area on the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2 in 1969.

Anti-Aircraft Gun, Italy, 1918
Photograph of a World War I British Anti-Aircraft Gun in Italy.

Declaration of Arbroath, 1320
The Declaration of Arbroath. Letter from the barons and freeholders and the whole community of the kingdom of Scotland to Pope John XXII, dated at Arbroath.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of the upper deck looking forward on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the wooden decking, vents, grilles, stowed lifeboats and ropes.