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The Cabin Nursery on the Boat Deck of Canadian Pacific Line liner Duchess of Bedford, 1928
Photograph of the Cabin Nursery, looking forward on the Boat Deck of Canadian Pacific Line liner Duchess of Bedford, 1928.

Forth Bridge construction
Photograph of the incomplete Forth Bridge from the north west, Fife pier in the foreground, Inchgarvie and Queensferry beyond. Cantilevers almost completed but central girders not commenced.

Unloading boiled nitrated cotton, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of three female workers unloading boiled nitrated cotton from vats at HM Munitions Factory Gretna

HMS Tiger
View of the stern from the starboard side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co Shipyard at Clydebank.

2-6-0 London and North Eastern Railway K4 Class Passenger Locomotive No.3442 "The Great Marquess"
2-6-0 London and North Eastern Railway K4 Class Passenger Locomotive No. 3442 "The Great Marquess" built for the west Highland Line, photographed at Eastfield.

Seaman Harry Ward, 1940
Photograph of Harry Ward, seaman on SS 'Trentwood', from a register recording the issue of British Seamen's Identity Cards.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the launch of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank as she settles in the water just after leaving the slipway.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the funnels, mainmast and lifeboats.

HMS Barham
View of the forward barbettes of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.