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British officer standing beside an old wooden dhow on the Tigris River, Iraq
Photograph of a British officer in tropical uniform standing beside a patched wooden dhow or sailing boat manned by other British troops including an Indian army sepoy on the Tigris River, Mesopotamia.

HMS Repulse
View over the forward turrets of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank at the time of her commissioning.

Washing Nitro Cotton, HM Factory Gretna 1918
Photograph of female munitions worker washing nitro cotton in cordite production.

LNER Peppercorn A2 Class 4-6-2 Locomotive BR No.60539 "Bronzino"
LNER Peppercorn A2 Class 4-6-2 Locomotive BR No.60539 "Bronzino" at Haymarket Shed, Edinburgh.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the forward poppet on the starboard side of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank with railway wagons alongside.

HMS Repulse
View of the starboard side of the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the starboard propellers and the rudder.

Newhaven fish market, late 19th century
Photograph of fish market at Newhaven harbour, Edinburgh

Men working on a boring tower in the Forth, 1955
Photograph of men removing the crown from a boring rod on a National Coal Board sea boring tower in Firth of Forth.

HMS Tiger, Royal Navy Tiger-Class Battlecruiser: View of the stern, rudders and propellers from the shipyard floor
Photograph of the stern, rudders and propellers of HMS Tiger Royal Navy Tiger-class Battlecruiser taken from the shipyard floor.