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HMS Tiger
View of the bow of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank.

HMS Barham
View of work proceeding on the wood sheath and armour belt on the forward part of the starboard side of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

St Pierre, Martinique, destroyed by volcano, c 1902
Photograph of St Pierre, Martinique, after its destruction following the eruption of the volcano Mount Pelée.

HMS Repulse
View of the midships area from the range finder and conning tower to the mainmast on the forecastle deck of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank.

Construction of Castlehill Mine, 1965
Photograph of workmen laying wooden planks in front of mine opening during construction of Castlehill Colliery.

Whisky label, c 19th century
Bottling label for Helm Blend 'fine old Highland whisky' produced by W Helm & Co, Leith. Label is illustrated with countryside scene of a castle set above a river bend.

HMAS Australia (512)
Starboard side view of the forward part of the upper decks of the County-Class heavy cruiser HMAS Australia at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank, showing a launch sitting in its derricks and the base of the fore funnel

Workman with ladle at Carron Works, 20th century
Photograph of young workman handling ladle at Carron Works near Falkirk.

HMS Barham
View of the forward funnel casing on the upper deck of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.