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HMS Repulse
View of the midships area of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, showing the conning tower and both funnels.

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

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the mainmast, with battle honours painted on, and flying the White Ensign flag, having just been commissioned.

Declaration of Arbroath, 1320
The Declaration of Arbroath. Letter from the barons and freeholders and the whole community of the kingdom of Scotland to Pope John XXII, dated at Arbroath.

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of Peter (alias John) Porter, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow

Trench, German second line, near Montauban, Somme battlefield, 1916 with stretcher
Photograph showing the effects of the British artillery bombardment on the Somme on the German second line near Montauban.

CR Class 191 (LMS Class 3P) 4-6-0 "Oban bogie" Locomotive
Caledonian Railway 191 Class (LMS Class 3P) 4-6-0 "Oban bogie" Locomotive leaving Glasgow Buchanan Street station bound for Glasgow Central on the 12.15pm service.

Waterfall, with a view of Nsek Bridge after construction, Cameroon
Photograph of the waterfall and a view of Nsek Bridge after construction, Cameroon.

HMS Barham
View from above of superstructure being started on the forecastle deck on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.