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Vignette of distilling and farming, 1798
Vignette of distilling and farming. Detail from plan of lands of Craigend in Parish of St Ninians, Stirlingshire, by William Drummond, surveyor.

E35 (submarine)
View of the port side of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank taken from the near side of the basin from the stern

Miners' houses, Lanarkshire, c 1950
Photograph of row of miners' houses at Auchengeich near the village of Chryston in North Lanarkshire.

HMS Barham
View from above of the forecastle deck under construction above the engine space on the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, with further deck plating now added.

HMS Barham
View from above looking forward towards the bow of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank, showing the forward mast being stepped.

E35 (submarine)
View of the controls and equipment looking forward on the midship section of the Royal Navy E-class submarine E35 with a reference guide to the controls and parts.

HMS Pegasus (431)
View of the aft end from the starboard side of the Royal Navy seaplane tender HMS Pegasus at John Brown & Co shipyard at Clydebank showing the aft hangar, 12-pdr gun, mainmast and White Ensign flag

HMS Barham
View of the first Babcock and Wilcox 3-drum boiler being lifted from the shipyard floor into the hull of the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham during construction at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

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