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HMS Repulse
View of the aft barbette and superstructure on the aft side of the forecastle deck on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

HMAS Australia (512)
Starboard view of the upper deck looking aft on the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing a locker and rope reels with a workman standing above a ladder in the background.

Proclamation decree by Oliver Cromwell uniting Scotland and England into one Commonwealth
The first political union between Scotland and England under one single constitution. Established by Cromwell after defeat of Scottish Royalist armies, reversed after Restoration in 1659-60.

Portrait of a young woman
Studio photograph of an unidentified woman.

Miners' houses in Nimmos Row, Lanarkshire, c 1950
Photograph of miners' housing in Nimmos Rows, Longriggend near Airdrie in Lanarkshire.

HMAS Australia (512)
View from behind of the County Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia on the River Clyde just outside the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank.

Picking tables buildings at Glencraig Colliery, 1950s
Photograph of coal wagons at entrance to picking tables buildings at Glencraig Colliery, Lochgelly.

Potato Races on Deck
Victorian tourists enjoying some deck games on board Solent Royal Mail cruise ship.

Tour of southern Spain
An ornate corridor in the Alhambra looking through the highly decorated arches in the Islamic style.