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First recorded reference to whisky
An excerpt from the Exchequer Roll which notes that John Corr, a monk at Lindores Abbey, was allowed eight bolls of grain to make aqua vitae for the King.

Portrait of a young woman
Studio photograph of an unidentified woman.

HMS Repulse
View of the midships area of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, showing the conning tower and both funnels.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of the upper deck on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank with the torpedo control instruments on the left.

Painting Queen Elizabeth 2, Clydebank, 1967
Photograph of two workmen painting the Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 at the shipyard of John Brown & Company, Clydebank.

Blue Star Line ocean liner Avila Star on trial 1926
Photograph of the Blue Star Line ocean liner Avila Star on trial in 1926.

HMS Tiger
View of the stern end of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

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

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