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Death of King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden
Letter from Alexander Leslie to the Marquis of Hamilton, announcing the death at the battle of Lutzen of Gustavus Adolphus, King Gustav II Adolf of Sweden.

HMS Barham
View of the aft barbettes on the upper deck, one with a tarpaulin rain cover over it, on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank. The wooden deck is also being laid in the foreground.

HMAS Australia (512)
Starboard view of the forward area of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing her bow, foremost turret and the capstan and roller system for managing the anchor chains.

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with all her 6 inch guns aboard, both sides and lower belt of armour finished except for four closing plates.

4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch"
4-4-0 North British Railway K Class (LNER D34 Class) Locomotive No.291 "Glen Quioch" at Glasgow Queen Street, with fireman William Campbell on the plate.

Caledonian Railway Drummond 0-6-0ST Saddle Tank Locomotive No.505
Caledonian Railway Drummond 0-6-0ST Saddle Tank Locomotive No.505 at Dalderse Yard, Grahamston.

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with her funnels in place and work on her superstructure progressing.

Royal Scots private, 1915-1918
Photograph of John Warnock Clapperton, Private in 9th Royal Scots Regiment, 12th Machine Gun Corps

The Battle of Culloden
The Duke of Cumberland's order book containing details of the orders issued by the Duke to his troops immediately after their victory at Culloden.