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Black Watch at the Sphinx, 1882
Photograph of soldiers of The Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) standing in front of the Sphinx after the battle of Tel-el-Kebir

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the forward portside poppets of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank.

Conveyor belt in workshop, 1960s
Photograph of plater loader conveyor in workshop.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the incomplete Forth Bridge from the north west, Fife pier in the foreground, Inchgarvie and Queensferry beyond. Cantilevers almost completed but central girders not commenced.

Sailor boys, c 1905
Photograph of Jack Bower and Jim Bower dressed as boy sailors.

HMS Repulse
View of the bow with the scaffolding removed and the poppets in place ready for launch on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of royal party, Princess Margaret, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth, examining a piece of machinery, possibly a coal cutter, in the workshops at Cowdenbeath Colliery. Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, is on the right.

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

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.