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RMS Queen Elizabeth
Photograph documenting the construction of the RMS Queen Elizabeth at John Brown ship yard, Clydebank.

Articles of the Act of Union 1707
Front cover of the leather bound volume of the articles of the Treaty of Union between the Parliaments of England and Scotland.

Iraqi shipbuilders under Mosul Bridge, Mosul Iraq
Photograph of Iraqi shipbuilders under the bridge at Mosul, Northern Iraq.

Miners and piper, Monktonhall Colliery, c 1980
Photograph of miners standing either side of a young piper positioned in front of one of the winding towers at Monktonhall Colliery. The miners appear to be in a celebratory mood.

HMS Barham
View of the bow from the starboard side showing the framing and plating of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

Hunters and Masai with a buffalo, Kenya, 1910
Photograph of Lallimullah, a Masai guide, Edward Douglas, 2nd Baron Loch, Henry Guest and another Masai, posing with a buffalo after hunting in the Soet Hills in British East Africa, now Kenya.

Michael Heseltine MP at the Glasgow Garden Festival 1988
Photograph of Michael Heseltine MP at the Glasgow Garden Festival.

Soldier and boy with mine detector, 1944
Photograph of soldier showing young boy how to operate a metal detector at the military exhibition in City Square during Dundee's 'Salute the Soldier' week.

Staff of J & G Thomson posing before the bow of HMS Ramilies on the slip way on the day of the launch.
Photograph of the white collar staff of J & G Thomson posing on the slip way before the bow of HMS Ramilies on the day of her launch