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St Kilda, Outer Hebrides
Photograph of Christine McGuinn, resident of St Kilda, and companion.

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck looking aft of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank taken from the dockside looking towards the gangways.

Waterfall, with a view of Nsek Bridge after construction, Cameroon
Photograph of the waterfall and a view of Nsek Bridge after construction, Cameroon.

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

HMS Barham
View from the side of one of the massive timber poppets on the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham on the day of the launch at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View of the stern and rudder from the starboard side at high tide of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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

HMS Barham
View of the hull of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham looking towards the bow during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Houses at Ellenabeich
Photograph of a crumbling workers cottage at Ellenabeich, Argyllshire.