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Death of King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden
Alexander Leslie to the Marquis of Hamilton, announcing the death at the battle of Lutzen of Gustavus Adolphus, King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden.

HMS Barham
View from the front of one of the massive timber poppets on the port side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham on the day of the launch at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the launch of the Indefatigable Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing her hull just moments after it was floated for the first time

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher about to receive official gifts during her visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.

Articles of the Act of Union 1707
Page twenty five of the Articles of the Treaty of Union between the Parliaments of England and Scotland.

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

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

HMS Barham
View of the stern of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., with sailors and officers standing or sitting on the aft turrets and main deck and showing the white ensign flag.

Working sand mould at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of men working on a giant sand mould at the Carron Works near Falkirk. The furrows in the sand are shaped to make iron bars.