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Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of the then Prime Minister Rt Hon. Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis Thatcher signing the visitors' book in front of the Bowmore Distillers' Pavilion at the Glasgow Garden Festival whilst Malcolm Rifkind looks on.

Margaret Elizabeth Webster, Glen Creran, 1866
Photograph of Margaret Elizabeth Webster in Glen Creran

Women and tank, c 1918
Photograph of a group of mainly women gathered in front of a tank during the Scottish War Savings Committee's 'Tank Campaign Scotland'.

HMS Barham
View from above of the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., with sailors and workmen carrying out various tasks on deck.

HMS Hood
Photograph of the Admiral Class battlecruiser HMS Hood being towed out of John Brown & Co's shipyard at Clydebank shortly after completion.

HMS Barham
View of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, having her armoured belt fitted down the sides of the hull.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of the starboard side of the aft area of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing X turret, BL 8-inch Mk VIII guns, aft superstructure and lifeboats.

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of the Queensferry cantilever in an early stage of construction taken from the south shore, with the piles of plates and other materials in the foreground waiting to be used.

Polkemmet Colliery roadway, 1962
Photograph of underground roadway at Polkemmet Colliery, West Lothian, with boulders strewn on floor.