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Herd Boy, Glen Creran, 1866
Photograph of a herd boy, Duncan Cameron, in Glen Creran

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.

HMS Tiger
View of the stern from the port side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co Shipyard at Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (512)
View of the signalling platform on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank, showing the Aldis (or signal) lamp and its pedestal

HMS Tiger
View looking down towards the bow of the deck showing the laying of the main decking and the guide rails for turrets on the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

Painting pillar boxes, 1950s
Photograph of female worker painting pillar boxes bearing the royal cipher of Queen Elizabeth II at Carron Works near Falkirk

Interior of the saloon of the SS Friesland, 1889
Photograph of the interior of the saloon of the ocean liner SS Friesland, 1889.

HMS Repulse
View of the anchors, anchor chains and hawse pipes on the bow of the Royal Navy Renown Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMS Barham
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 the main mast, barbettes and two 15 inch guns in place in Y turret.