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HMS Repulse
View from above looking towards the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing workmen engaged in various tasks.

Working sand mould at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of a man working with a rod on a sand mould at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

Headgear at Comrie Colliery, 1969
Photograph of headgear at Comrie Colliery in Fife.

HMS Repulse
View of the forward part of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the bow, forward turrets, 15-inch guns and the range finder.

HMS Barham
View of the framing and plating looking aft from the bow towards the stern of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania: view of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck looking aft, 1913
Photograph of the 1st Class Promenade B Deck of the Cunard Line ocean liner Aquitania looking aft.

Troops crossing Chindwin River, 1944
Photograph of British and Indian Army troops of XIV Corps crossing the Chindwin River near Sittaung in Burma on a floating 'Bailey Bridge'.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking forward of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the mainmast, with battle honours painted on, and flying the White Ensign flag, having just been commissioned.

Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony 29 April 1988
Photograph of HRH Prince Charles, Princess Diana, Malcolm Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, and entourage seated in Charles Rennie Mackintosh chairs watching the opening ceremony of the Glasgow Garden Festival on 29 April 1988.