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RMS Queen Elizabeth
Aerial view of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

Boy on coal bing, Fife, 1935
Photograph of boy sitting on coal bing at Buckhaven, Fife, with Wemyss Colliery railway wagons discharging coal washery refuse to the sea in the background.

Forth Bridge workers, 1884
Photograph of workers on the skewback of the Forth (Rail) Bridge under construction.

Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania: view of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck looking aft, 1913
Photograph of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck of the Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania looking aft.

Highlanders Title from plan of Ardsheal, 1773
Title from plan of the estate of Ardsheal flanked by kilted highlanders and a scene containing military encampment, baggage train and soldiers.

Testing for cordite, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female worker conducting heat test for cordite in central laboratory at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Home from a fishing trip, Invercreran, 1866
Photograph of Victorian gentlemen at Invercreran House after a fishing trip

HMS Repulse
View of the front half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, showing work progressing on the conning tower and the foremast.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of a gun platform on the starboard midships area of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing two of the 3pdr guns, life raft and superstructure.