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Mount Pelée erupting, Martinique, 1902
Photograph of second eruption of Mount Pelée, Martinique

HMS Repulse
View of the aft area from the mainmast to the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing "Y" turret, the new aft derricks and the forecastle deck.

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of David Smith, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow.

Sudan Expedition 1898
British soldiers scouting along the banks of the River Nile with a steep hill in the background.

Tay Bridge disaster telegram
Telegram message sent from Dundee advising station staff in Edinburgh of Tay Bridge collapse: "Terrible accident on Bridge one or more of high girders blown down - am not sure as to the safety of last train down from Edinb[urgh] will advise further as soon as can be obtained".

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction at night of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher admiring an Aberdeen Angus bull 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.

CR 179 Class 4-6-0 Locomotive No.17906 (CR No.180)
Caledonian Railway 179 Class 4-6-0 express freight Locomotive No. 17906 (CR No.180) at Biggar with Peter Porteous (fireman) and James Blain (driver).