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RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of the hull on the port side of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

German U-Boat crew surrender 1943
Photograph of the final moments of a German U-boat, forced to surface next to a British warship. The image shows the crew lined up on the deck before jumping overboard. The U-boat sank shortly afterwards.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction at night of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Queen Elizabeth 2 under construction, 1967
Photograph of stern of the Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 taken from River Clyde at shipyard of John Brown and Company, Clydebank.

Tour of southern Spain
View of Granada, Andalusia, Spain, from Generalif Villa looking towards the Alhambra.

Portrait of a young woman
Studio photograph of an unidentified woman.

Articles of the Act of Union 1707
Page seven of the Articles of the Treaty of Union between the Parliaments of England and Scotland.

RMS Windsor Castle
View of one of the geared steam turbine engines destined for the Union Castle Line steam ship RMS Windsor Castle in the machine shop at John Brown & Co. Shipyard, Clydebank

HMS Barham
Starboard broadside view of the stern of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, showing X and Y barbettes and the main mast, X turret is still waiting for its 15 inch guns.