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Weavers, Darvel, c 1881
Photograph of Andrew Smith and Hugh Young, two weavers of the village of Darvel.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward and the superstructure developing on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Sunday school picnic, Edinburgh, 1920
Photograph of Sunday school picnic at Niddrie Park, Edinburgh. The children and teachers are from Lady Glenorchy's United Free Church of Scotland Greenside Mission.

HMS Repulse
View showing lower structure of Y barbette in place on the aft deck of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

First reference to whisky, 1494
Section of Scottish exchequer roll containing the earliest known reference to whisky. The exchequer collected and spent money due to the crown. Friar John Corr, a monk at Lindores Abbey, was granted 8 bolls of grain to make aqua vitae

Prisoners, Glasgow, 1882
Page from index to the prison register of Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow, with photographs of male criminal prisoners.

Market day in Kingston, St Vincent, 1905
Photograph of the market place in Kingston, St Vincent.

HMS Repulse
View of the starboard side of the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the starboard propellers and the rudder.

HMS Hood
Photograph of the forward area of the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the forward turrets, with their 15 inch guns, rangefinder and conning tower.