Image Library

Welcome to the image library, where you can search a selection of images from the National Records of Scotland's diverse collections and buy high quality images for publication, broadcast or display.

2,167 results
Showing 64 - 72 of 2,167
Men on drilling rig, c 1970s
Photograph of two men working on drilling rig for core sampling.

Nile Pleasure Cruise 1898
A crowd of Nubian men, women and children in the act of trying to trade on the banks of the Nile in Upper Egypt.

4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch"
4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch" at Glasgow Queen Street, with fireman William Campbell on the tender. A poster with the slogan 'Keep Step with the Times' can be seen on the adjacent wall.

HMS Barham
Midships view of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., with sailors and officers standing on the main deck and on the conning tower.

Nitrating vats, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of five female workers dipping cotton into nitrating vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Buried trench, German second line, near Montauban, Somme battlefield, 1916
Photograph showing the effects of the British artillery bombardment on the Somme on the German second line near Montauban.

HMS Barham
View of the forward area of the upper deck showing the forward barbettes on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Highland Railway Jones Goods 4-6-0 Locomotive No.104
Highland Railway Jones Goods 4-6-0 Locomotive No.104 at Inverness shed.

Midget submarine, c 1943
Photograph of a British Navy X Class midget submarine used in Operation Source to disable the German Kriegsmarine battleship 'Tirpitz', with an officer on deck looking through a periscope.