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HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding and cranes and whilst a component of the boilers is being craned in at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

Construction of Castlehill Mine, 1965
Photograph of site of Castlehill Colliery during construction.

Gaelic colonisation and emigration poster
Gaelic translation of poster advising on colonisation and emigration scheme.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the deck of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (512)
Starboard view of the forward area of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing her bow, foremost turret and the capstan and roller system for managing the anchor chains.

The Third Class Garden Lounge looking to port on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary
Photograph of the Third Class Garden Lounge looking to port on board the Cunard Line ocean liner Queen Mary

HMS Barham
View from above in the mist of the framing with plates being laid on the ribbing and some bulkheads inserted during the early stages of construction of the Queen Elizabeth Class battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Weavers, Darvel, c 1881
Photograph of Andrew Smith and Hugh Young, two weavers of the village of Darvel.

Kingstown, St Vinvent: on route to market
Photograph of woman carrying items to market, Kingstown, St Vincent.