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Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher signing the visitors' book in front of the Bowmore Distillers' Pavilion at the Glasgow Garden Festival whilst Malcolm Rifkind looks on.

E35 (submarine)
View of the interior of the bridge of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts

HMS Hood
Distant broadside view of the starboard side of the Admiral Class battlecruiser, HMS Hood, ploughing through the sea during her sea trials on the Clyde estuary.

Keel of HMS Repulse, Royal Navy Reknown-Class Battlecruiser under construction, 14th April 1915
Photograph of the keel and hull of HMS Repulse, Royal Navy Reknown-Class Battlecruiser under construction at John Brown's Shipyard, Clydebank on 14 April 1915.

Hunters and Masai with a buffalo, Kenya, 1910
Photograph of Lallimullah, a Masai guide, Edward Douglas, 2nd Baron Loch, Henry Guest and another Masai, posing with a buffalo after hunting in the Soet Hills in British East Africa, now Kenya.

A panoramic view of Dohuk, Northern Iraq, 1926
Photograph of Dohuk, Northern Iraq taken during the RAF A Flight Outing, 23-25 May 1926

Death of King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden
Letter from Alexander Leslie to the Marquis of Hamilton, announcing the death at the battle of Lutzen of Gustavus Adolphus, King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden.

HMS Tiger
View of the stern end of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank with a railway track and water alongside.

Underground conveyor, 1950s-1960s
Photograph of a colliery roadway with whitewashed roof.