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HMS Barham
View of the turntable for B barbette almost in its final position during lowering on board the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View of the keel and rib bases at the stern of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during the early stages of construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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

Articles of the Act of Union 1707
Page three of the Articles of the Treaty of Union between the Parliaments of England and Scotland.

Workmen lining moulds at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of workmen at the Carron Works near Falkirk lining moulds with sand before they are filled with molten metal. The men in foreground are smoking.

Remission of Rancour, James VI
Royal pardon for treachery , with royal seal attached.

Royal visit to Cowdenbeath, 1948
Photograph of Queen Elizabeth talking to Dr William Reid, National Coal Board Scottish Area Chairman, as they progress through the workshops of Cowdenbeath Colliery, with other officials and Princess Margaret following on and machinery and workmen on either side.

Cunard Line ocean liner RMS Saxonia (1), 1899 looking down the promenade deck
Photograph of the promenade deck of the Cunard Line ocean liner RMS Saxonia taken from the foredeck.

Japanese train in Burma after attack by RAF, 1945
Photograph of Japanese train in Burma following an attack by RAF Beaufighters, with steam pouring from the engine after the boiler has blown up.