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Signature of Mary Queen of Scots
Signature of Mary Queen of Scots from a royal letter under the Signet

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the main deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of the Queensferry cantilever of the Forth Railway Bridge under construction showing details of the main tubes and the criss-crossing network of support girders in between.

Typists at Lauriston House, c 1963
Photograph of four female typist in an office at Lauriston House, National Coal Board Scottish Divisional Offices.

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

HMS Repulse
View of the aft area from the mainmast to the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing "Y" turret, the new aft derricks and the forecastle deck.

Postmen, East Linton, c 1900
Photograph of Post Office staff standing with their delivery bicycles and post bags in East Linton, East Lothian

Cordite drying stove, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of two female workers drawing tray of cordite from drying stove at HM Munitions Factory Gretna