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Sultan's camp, Morocco, c 1890
Photograph of the camp of Sultan Hassan I of Morocco.

HMS Barham
View of the stern from the starboard side, with a large part of the plating complete, of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Queen Elizabeth 2 on River Clyde after launch, 1967
Photograph of crowds at the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Company watching Cunard liner RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 be towed along the River Clyde after her launch.

Royal visit to Forth Bridge works, 1884
Photograph of South Queensferry Pier during the visit of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VII) to view construction work on the Forth (Rail) Bridge

Autograph letter of Sir Walter Scott
Autograph letter of receipt from Sir Walter Scott accompanying payment of £31 for a picture

HMS Repulse
Face on view of the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse showing the four propellers and the rudder.

HMS Repulse
View of the midships section 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.

First reference to whisky, 1494
Section of Scottish exchequer roll containing the earliest known reference to whisky. The exchequer collected and spent money due to the crown. Friar John Corr, a monk at Lindores Abbey, was granted 8 bolls of grain to make aqua vitae

Martinique, 1905
Photograph of houses and boats along the waterside in Martinique.