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Glasgow Garden Festival Opening Ceremony 29 April 1988
Photograph of HRH Prince Charles, Princess Diana and Malcolm Rifkind, then Secretary of State for Scotland, touring the Glasgow Garden Festival site during the official opening ceremony on 29 April 1988 with a giant teapot in the background.

The Southern Cross
Photograph of sailing ship with a row boat behind in Braemore, Ross-shire.

HMS Repulse
View of the bow with the scaffolding removed and the poppets in place ready for launch on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

St Kildans grinding grain, c 1885
Photograph of a couple milling grain by hand with a quern or grindstone beside a blackhouse on St Kilda

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

HMS Pegasus (431)
View of the forward part of the Royal Navy seaplane tender HMS Pegasus at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank, from the starboard side from the bow to the fore funnel

Prisoner, Glasgow, 1883
Photograph of Robert Wade, a prisoner in Barlinnie Prison, Glasgow.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the aft superstructure from the starboard side on the Indefatigable Class battlecruiser, HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the after control platform, main mast, centre and aft funnels and X and Q turrets.

HMS Repulse
View from above looking towards the stern showing the beams for the upper deck being erected on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.