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E35 (submarine)
View of the gyrocompass, hydroplane and dive controls on the starboard side aft of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the various controls and parts.

HMS Repulse
View of the forward half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the growing conning tower, the foremast and A and B turrets.

Second World War fighter pilot
Photograph of a pilot of an RAF Thunderbolt taking part in a bombing raid off the coast of Burma.

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

HMS Repulse
View of the forecastle deck from amidships on the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing the construction of the funnel uptakes.

The Battle of Culloden
A Jacobite account of the Battle of Culloden (in handwriting of Francis Farquharson of Monaltrie).

Cullen harbour and town, 1914
Photograph of improvement works at Cullen Harbour in Banffshire with town in the background.

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.

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.