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Shop, QE2, 1969
Photograph of shop on One Deck of the Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2.

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.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the bow from the starboard side of the Indefatigable Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the starboard anchors, A turret, the conning tower and fore mast.

HMS Barham
View from off the bow of the port side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during her sea trials on the Clyde Firth.

Worker with wagon, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of two female workers pushing hand hauled wagon loaded with sacks along rails at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

HMS Barham
View of the main deck, looking aft at the after barbettes with extra decking framing fitted on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

RMS Queen Elizabeth 2
General arrangement plans of the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Elizabeth 2: Sheet 2. Promenade deck, Verandah deck, Sports deck & Observation deck

Soldiers of East Surrey Regiment bivouacking during the battle for Bazentin on the Somme, 1916
Photograph of soldiers of the 8th Battalion, East Surrey Regiment (55th Brigade, 18th Division) bivouacking in a sunken road to the left of Trones Wood during the battle for Bazentin on the Somme in July 1916.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the mainmast, with battle honours painted on, and flying the White Ensign flag, having just been commissioned.