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Unloading boiled nitrated cotton, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of three female workers unloading boiled nitrated cotton from vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

HMS Barham
View from above of the nearly complete forecastle deck above the engine space of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with three armour plates for the armour belt.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the propellers, rudders & starboard propeller shaft support brackets on the Indefatigable Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank shortly before her launch.

HMS Hood
View looking forward over the upper deck towards the funnels and conning tower of the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the stowed lifeboats, an anti-aircraft gun and 5.5 inch Mk 1 guns.

E50 (submarine)
View of the equipment and controls in the aft midships area of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E50 looking aft

Prisoners, Glasgow, 1883
Page from index to the prison register of Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow, with photographs of male criminal prisoners.

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

Shore and houses at Ellenabeich
Photograph of shore front and crumbling workers cottages at Ellenabeich, Argyllshire.

Tour of southern Spain
The city of Toledo, looking across the river Tagus, Castile-La Mancha, Spain, showing the Alcazar or Moorish fortress dominating the skyline.