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HMS Hood
Construction of Royal Navy Battlecruiser HMS Hood at John Brown Shipyard, Clydebank, showing first gun being taken aboard.

Exemplification of the Treaty of Union 1707
Internal decorated page from the exemplification under the Great Seal of England of the Act of the English Parliament ratifying the Treaty of Union between the Scottish and English Parliaments.

Smoking chimneys, Carron Works, Falkirk, 20th century
Photograph of chimneys billowing smoke at the Carron Works near Falkirk

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of John McDonald, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow.

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

Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher admiring an Aberdeen Angus bull during her visit to the Glasgow Garden Festival.

Sea boring tower in the Forth, 1955
Photograph of a National Coal Board sea boring tower in Firth of Forth.

LMS Stanier Class 5, 4-6-0 "Black Five" mixed traffic Locomotive No. 44953
LMS Stanier Class 5, 4-6-0 "Black Five" mixed traffic Locomotive No. 44953 at Symington with driver Jock McMillan.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the stern from the starboard side looking aft at the propeller of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.