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HMS Barham
View looking towards the stern from above of the keel and rib bases of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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

Nitric acid production, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of two female workers operating nitric acid retorts and receivers at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of a skewback joint on the Queensberry cantilever of the Forth Railway Bridge looking along one of the base 12ft horizontal tubes of the central column, showing the considerable support scaffolding.

Miners at Killoch Colliery, 1960s
Photograph of miners at Killoch Colliery

Tour of southern Spain
The Fountain of the Lions, in the Court of the lions, of the Alhambra fortress complex, Granada, Andalusia, Spain.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the bow from the port side of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank on launch day showing visitors milling around in front of and on board the ship

National Covenant, 1638
The National Covenant was a protest against Charles I's religious policies. It includes the Negative Confession of 1581 which denounced popery, along with acts of parliament on the church, included to show the king's reforms were unconstitutional

HMS Repulse
View of the forward part of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the fully armed forward turrets, conning tower, funnel and bow.