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HMS Tiger
View of the bow from the port side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

First reference to whisky, 1494
Section of Scottish exchequer roll containing the earliest known reference to whisky. The exchequer collected and spent money due to the crown. Friar John Corr, a monk at Lindores Abbey, was granted 8 bolls of grain to make aqua vitae

Seaman Alexander Cameron, 1940
Photograph of Alexander Cameron, seaman on the merchant ship, 'Glen Mary', from a register recording the issue of British Seamen's Identity Cards.

Alexander McCallum Webster, Invercreran, 1866
Photograph of Alexander 'Mac' McCallum Webster (1838-1879) of the Indian Civil Service at Invercreran Estate, Argyll

Railway departure board
Platform departure board, Glasgow Queen Street Station

HMS Repulse
Starboard view of the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing the outer shaft bracket in place.

HMS Repulse
View of the engine space and engine room hatches on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing workmen lowering parts into the engine bay.

Prisoners, Glasgow, 1882
Page from index to the prison register of Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow, with photographs of male criminal prisoners

Anchor belonging to RMS Lusitania in the shipyard of John Brown & Co Ltd, Clydebank
Photograph one of the anchors of RMS Lusitania in the shipyard of John Brown & Co, Clydebank.