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HMS Barham
View from above of the forward part of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank with the Medusa-Class destroyer HMS Medea alongside and gun barrels on the dockside.

Traquair House, Peebles-shire
Image of the Bear Gates at Traquair House.

HMS Barham
View from above of the forecastle deck looking towards the bow of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. showing the lifeboats, funnels and main mast.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction, while workmen work on the base of one of the forward gun turrets.

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of William Stewart, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow.

The start of the races at Mosul
Photograph of British officers on horseback about to start a race at Mosul with a large group of Iraqis looking on.

HMS Barham
View from above of the framing with plates being laid on the ribbing and some bulkheads inserted during the early stages of construction of the Queen Elizabeth Class battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Victorian family portrait
Albumen print Victorian cabinet card showing an external view of a family with dog.

HMS Hood
View of the spray from the bow wave cascading over the bows of HMS Hood taken on board from behind one of the forward main gun turrets.