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Victorian family portrait
Albumen print Victorian cabinet card showing an external view of a family with dog.

HMS Repulse
View of the stern from the starboard side of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing the rudder and propeller shaft brackets.

In 'No Man's Land' on the Somme, 1916
Photograph of troops in shell holes and fox holes in 'No Man's Land' on the Somme.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck showing the main decking and the side gun platforms on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

QE2 on sea trials, 1968
Photograph of RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 undergoing sea trials.

Fitting locks to pillar boxes, c 1952
Photograph of workman fitting locks to pillar boxes bearing the royal cipher of Queen Elizabeth II at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

Receipt for payment for blowing up footballs, Edinburgh, 1832
Receipt for payment by John Hope for blowing up footballs for his club. John Hope's Foot-Ball Club in Edinburgh may be the earliest known football club in the world.

The Red Star Line ocean liner SS Friesland under steam, 1889
Photograph of the Red Star Line ocean liner SS Friesland under steam on the Clyde, 1889.

Forth Bridge caisson towed by tug, 1885
Photograph of No.5 caisson of the Forth (Rail) Bridge being towed to position in the Forth by a tug.