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HMS Tiger
View of the bow from the port side of the hull of the Royal Navy battlecruiser HMS Tiger under construction surrounded by wooden scaffolding at John Brown & Co Shipyard at Clydebank.

Miners' houses in Nimmos Row, Lanarkshire, c 1950
Photograph of terrace of miners' housing in Nimmos Rows, Longriggend near Airdrie in Lanarkshire

Desert warfare, 1939-1945
Photograph of British soldiers engaged in combat in Africa.

Forth Railway Bridge construction
Photograph of the Queensferry cantilever of the Forth Railway Bridge under construction showing details of the main tubes and the criss-crossing network of support girders in between.

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

HMS Repulse
View of the forward half of the Royal Navy Renown-Class battlecruiser HMS Repulse in the fitting out basin at John Brown & Co. shipyard, Clydebank showing the bow, fully armed forward turrets and conning tower

Coal conveyor belt, 1950s-1960s
Photograph of conveyor belt carrying coal to surface at Manor Powis Colliery in Stirlingshire.

Tour of southern Spain
Cloistered courtyard of the Patio de las Doncellas (Courtyard of the Maidens) in the Alcazar or Moorish Fortress and palace, Seville, Andalusia, Spain.

Beating and patching house, HM Factory Gretna, 1918
Photograph of gun cotton beating and patching house on Site 3 of HM Munitions Factory Gretna