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Letter signed by Mary Queen of Scots
Royal letter under the Signet bearing the signatures of Mary Queen of Scots and her secretary, Sir William Maitland of Lethington, ratifying infeftment of Alexander Irvine of Drum in lands in the barony of Strathbogey in Aberdeenshire.

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.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the foredeck looking towards the bow of RMS Queen Elizabeth under construction at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank

VE celebrations in Trafalgar Square, London, 1945
Photograph of Victory in Europe celebrations in Trafalgar square

HMAS Australia (402)
Port side view of the Indefatigable-Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia, on trial on the Clyde Firth just after commissioning.

RMS Windsor Castle
View of HRH Edward Prince of Wales waving to assembled shipyard workers at the launch of the Union Castle Line steam ship RMS Windsor Castle at John Brown & Co. Shipyard, Clydebank.

Coal refuse dump, Fife, 1937
Photograph of railway wagons and track at a new dump being made on football pitch at Buckhaven, Fife, for coal washery refuse from the Wellesley Colliery.

City of London Police Box, c 1930
Illustration of a City of London Police box built by the Carron Company

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