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HMS Terrible, part of the starboard side and funnels, 1894
Photograph of part of the starboard side, 3 of the 4 funnels and the gangway access of the Royal Navy Powerful-Class armoured cruiser HMS Terrible at John Brown's (J & G Thomson's shipyard), Clydebank while under construction.

Diary entry describing the abandonment of the Darien Colony
Diary of George Home, recording the condition of the colonists in Darien prior to the abandonment of the colony and the refusal of the English colonists to assist.

Highlanders Title from plan of Ardsheal, 1773
Title from plan of the estate of Ardsheal flanked by kilted highlanders and a scene containing military encampment, baggage train and soldiers.

RMS Queen Elizabeth
View of construction of RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown and Company shipyard, Clydebank.

LMS Stanier Class 5, 4-6-0 "Black Five" mixed traffic Locomotive No. 44787
LMS Stanier Class 5, 4-6-0 "Black Five" mixed traffic Locomotive No. 44787 at Polmadie.

Sand mould, Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of man shovelling sand onto a sand mould in an iron foundry at the Carron Works near Falkirk.

Royal Seal of Scotland
The Privy Seal of Edward Balliol, 1332-1355

HMS Repulse
View of the forward part of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the fully armed "A" and "B" turrets, range finder, conning tower, funnel and bow.

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the stern of the deck showing the laying of the main decking and the side gun platforms on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.