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A crowd at St Kilda Jetty 1913
Photograph of a crowd of St Kildans gathered at the jetty

Tour of southern Spain
The cloistered walk in the Court of the Lions, part of the Alhambra fortress complex, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

HMS Barham
View of the after barbettes and upperdeck partially covered with tarpaulin, looking back towards the bow of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the starboard side of the stern and aft area of the Indefatigable-Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia with a crowd of sailors clustered around the guns of X turret.

RMS Queen Mary
View of the Third Class Lounge starboard looking forward on the Cunard White Star Line ocean liner RMS Queen Mary

Winston Churchill at the Siegfried Line, 1945
Photograph of Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke, Field Marshal Montgomery, Prime Minister Winston Churchill and General Simpson of US 9th Army amongst the 'Dragon's Teeth' tank defences of the Siegfried Line.

HMS Repulse
View of the second 15-inch gun being lowered into position in the aft or "Y" turret of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Repulse
View of the path of the drag chains and the slip way looking towards the sheds after the launch of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Tiger
View of the main deck with a winding drum looking forward on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.