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HMS Repulse
View from above looking towards the stern of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse during construction at John Brown & Co. shipyard at Clydebank showing workmen engaged in various tasks.

HMAS Australia (402)
View of the stern from the starboard side of the Royal Australian Navy Indefatigable Class battlecruiser on the slipway at John Brown & Co shipyard, Clydebank showing the rudders and screws

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

Manuscript notation of Scottish folk tunes
Manuscript musical notation for Scottish folk tunes ('Mrs Baillie of Mellerstons', 'Struen Robertson a Strathspey', 'Lady Hunter's Jigg' and 'Duncan Davidson') , plus 'God Save the King', taken from a volume of country dance music.

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

HMS Barham
View of the turntable of Y barbette being lifted on to the Royal Navy Queen Elizabeth Class Battleship HMS Barham berthed in the fitting-out basin at John Brown & Co., Clydebank.

LNER Thompson Class B1 4-6-0 medium mixed traffic Locomotive No.61242
LNER Thompson Class B1 4-6-0 medium mixed traffic Locomotive No.61242 at Perth.

Underground conveyor, 1950s-1960s
Photograph of a colliery roadway with whitewashed roof.

Proclamation declaring William and Mary as King and Queen of Scotland
Proclamation by Scottish Convention of Estates declaring William and Mary to be King and Queen of Scotland following ruling the James VII had forfeited the Crown in his absence.