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Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of Queen Elizabeth talking to Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, as they progress through the workshops of Cowdenbeath Colliery, with other officials and Princess Margaret following on and machinery and workmen on either side.

Chiefs of Allied liberation forces get ready for the invasion
Photograph of the leaders of the Allied forces preparing in Britain for the invasion and liberation of Europe. Pictured are Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, General Eisenhower, General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Lieutenant General Omar Bradley, Air Chief Marshal Sir Trafford Leigh-Mallory, Lieutenant General Walter Bedell-Smith and Admiral Sir Bertram H Ramsay.

Men at work on the hull bottom of the City of New York, 1889
Photograph showing men at work on the bottom of the hull of the ocean liner City of New York at Clydebank, 1888.

The Fireplace of the Cabin Smoking room on the Promenade Deck of Canadian Pacific Line liner Duchess of Bedford, 1928
Photograph of the fireplace of The Cabin Smoking Room on the Promenade Deck of Canadian Pacific Line liner Duchess of Bedford, 1928.

Home from a fishing trip, Invercreran, 1866
Photograph of Victorian gentlemen at Invercreran House after a fishing trip

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

HMS Hood
Broadside view of the port side of the Admiral Class battlecruiser, HMS Hood, ploughing through the sea during her sea trials on the Clyde estuary shrouded in mist and smoke.

Scottish Women's Hockey Team, 1905
Photograph of Scottish Women's Hockey Association

HMS Barham
View of the after barbettes on the upper deck of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.