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HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the mainmast, with battle honours painted on, funnels and lifeboats.

Smoking chimneys, Carron Works, Falkirk, 20th century
Photograph of chimneys billowing smoke at the Carron Works near Falkirk

HMS Repulse
View of the aft part of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the main mast, forecastle deck, aft barbette and stern.

HMS Repulse
View of the forward half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the growing conning tower, the foremast and A and B turrets.

Blairhall Colliery bing, 1939
Photograph of coal bing at Blairhall Colliery.

HMS Pegasus (431)
View of the aft end from the starboard side of the Royal Navy seaplane tender HMS Pegasus at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the aft hangar, 12-pdr gun, mainmast and White Ensign flag

Autograph of King James VI, 1570s
Autograph of the young King James VI of Scotland from a letter written to the countess of Mar, 1570s

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

Shotcreete operator at Blairhill Colliery, 1965
Photograph of a shotcrete operator spraying concrete on a wall at Blairhall Colliery in Fife.