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HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with work progressing on the conning tower, superstructure, and armour belt.

HMS Repulse
View looking forward from Y barbette on the main deck of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing workmen engaged in various tasks.

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.

Filling moulds at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of three workmen pouring liquid metal into moulds at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

Hand decorated illumination on fifteenth century printed book
Fasciculus temporum omnes antiquorum cronicas complectens by Werner Rolewinck, printed at Strasbourg c 1487.

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

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

The bow of the SS Friesland ocean liner, 1889
Photograph showing the bow of the Red Star Line ocean liner SS Friesland at the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Co.

British Arctic Air-Route Expedition, 1930-1931
Photograph of Martin Lindsay, J M Scott and A Stephenson on a sledge during the British Arctic Air-Route Expedition of 1930-1931.