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RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Fareham National School on Empire Day, 1913
Photograph of Sir Graham Bower addressing schoolchildren and their parents and teachers at Fareham National School on Empire Day.

HMS Repulse
View of the aft of the forecastle deck, aft barbette and stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, with the condenser room opened out.

HMS Repulse
View of the forward section of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank, containing the forward turrets, range finder, conning tower and funnels.

Islanders on St Kilda
Photograph of men and women of St Kilda

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

HMS Barham
View from above of the forecastle deck looking towards the bow of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. showing the lifeboats, funnels and main mast.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck showing guide rails for the turrets being fitted on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.