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Stabilising vats, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of four female workers loading nitrated cotton waste in stabilising vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

HMS Hood
Photograph of the starboard side of the conning tower, range finder and B turret on the Royal Navy Admiral-Class battlecruiser HMS Hood at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

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

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Men working on the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Letter from Hudson's Bay
A letter from a Scottish settler to his parents with his first impressions of Canada.

Feeding nitre, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of female workers shovelling nitre to dryer at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

Staff canteen in HM Factory Gretna 1918
Photograph of staff in munitions works canteen, HM Factory Gretna.

British fleet air arm attacks Japanese oil refinery in Sumatra, 1945
Photograph of the British fleet air arm forming up for strike on Japanese oil refinery at Pagkalan Brandan in Sumatra.

The ruins of the Cloth Hall, Ypres
The ruins of the medieval Cloth Hall in Ypres, destoyed by heavy artillery bombardment during World War One.