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1925: Early lady bank clerk, Glasgow (The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Archives ©RBS 2013)...

1914: London office of the National Bank of Scotland (The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Archives ©RB...

1940s: Miner inserting an 'Airdox' tube to place explosives in a drill hole in the coal face (Nation...

1950s: Trainee and instructor fitting a prop underground (National Mining Museum Scotland)...

1970s: Solsgirth pit head baths with miners (National Mining Museum Scotland)...

c1965: Workers sinking no.4 shaft at Barony Colliery (National Mining Museum Scotland)...

1918: HM Munitions Factory, Longtown, Gretna - female munitions workers packing cordite cases (Natio...

1967: RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 during construction at the shipyard of John Brown and Company, Clydebank...

1938: Cover of a catalogue of domestic solid fuel ranges manufactured by the Carron Iron Company (Na...

20th Century: Carron Company Clerks, Falkirk (National Records of Scotland)...

20th Century: Pouring metal into moulds at the Carron Works, Falkirk (National Records of Scotland)...

1960s: Company typing pool (National Records of Scotland)...

1898: Export catalogue advertising (National Records of Scotland)...

1950-60s: The Lion Foundry in Kirkintilloch, specialised in fine ornamental and architectural ironwo...

1900: Leeds County Arcade during construction (East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Trust Archive...

1984: Lion Foundry worker skimming slag from molten iron (East Dunbartonshire Leisure and Culture Tr...

1938: Lion Foundry 'gutter squad' produced guttering in a variety of shapes and sizes (East Dunbarto...

Saunders and Connor (Barrhead) Ltd Advertisement (East Renfrewshire Council Archives)...

1950s: MV Aureol under construction at Alexander Stephens yard (The Ballast Trust)...

Kincaids engine K23, built by John G Kincaid & Co Ltd (The Ballast Trust)...

1898: Midship Section plan for SS Magpie built by A & J Inglis (The Ballast Trust)...

Penman’s Boiler (The Ballast Trust)...

1938: Hanging a trawl, pelting a ring net at Dunure (The Ballast Trust)...

Loading/unloading potatoes onto the puffer Roman at Kilchattan Bay (The Ballast Trust)...

1950-69: Women employees at James Templeton & Co Ltd (University of Glasgow Archive Services)...

1916: Cask washing, Tennents (University of Glasgow Archive Services)...

c.1917: Women at work in the engraving department of Barr & Stroud Ltd during the First World War. (...

Float for Gourock Ropeworks Co. drawn by work horses (University of Glasgow Archive Services)...

Allied Distillers (University of Glasgow Archive Services)...

Murano Street Allied Distillers (University of Glasgow Archive Services)...

1921: Water carriers, Buxa Forest India, from the records of Jas Scott and Sons Ltd, Dundee (Dundee ...

1960s: John Bartholomew and Son’s Colourists (National Library of Scotland)...

c.1965: David Webster, one of John Bartholomew and Son’s longest-serving copperplate engravers (Na...

c.1965: Printer, John Shiels and machine feeder, Peggy Lowe using a flat-bed printing press (Nationa...

c.1960: John Bartholomew and Son’s Lithographic Artists (National Library of Scotland)...

1960: One of Bartholomew’s journeyman draughtsman, Willie Hall, training apprentice David Anderson...

c.1965: Hanging and Varnishing Bartholomew’s Wall Maps (National Library of Scotland)...

2011: Archivists at Work in the Charter Room, Aberdeen Town House (Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire A...

1886: New Tay Viaduct, 245’ Girders at Low Level, Spans 37-41 (Network Rail Corporate Archive)...

1887: New Tay Viaduct, Lifting 245’ Girders (Network Rail Corporate Archive)...

1886: New Tay Viaduct, Dredgers for Sinking Cylinders (Network Rail Corporate Archive)...

1951: King Lear Citizens' Company, Glasgow (Scottish Theatre Archive, University of Glasgow Library,...

Undated: The lighting board, Little Theatre of the Jewish Institute, Glasgow (Donated by Samm Hankin...

c1937: Production photograph of the Newbattle Burns Dramatic Society in Joe Corrie's play 'Hewers of...

Undated: Portrait of the playwright James Bridie with the actress Sonia Dresdel (Scottish Theatre Ar...

1988: Rupert Everett in 'Vortex' at the Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow (Scottish Theatre Archive, Univer...

c1934: Scottish National Players in tour van (Scottish Theatre Archive, University of Glasgow Librar...

c1934: Patient showing scars following operation to close gap in skull (Lothian Health Services Arch...

c1932: Operation sketch by Norman Dott (Lothian Health Services Archive)...

c1937: Norman Dott and his team at work (Lothian Health Services Archive)...

c1938: Norman Dott on the steps of the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (Lothian Health Services Archive...

1931-32: Physics Lecture at University College, Dundee (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

c1940: Margot Cox who served at the British Red Cross Convalescent Home, La Selva, Italy during WWII...

c1950: Jute workers, believed to be Dens Works, Dundee (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

c1946: Fergusson & Sons Ltd cloth weaving department, Dudhope Works (University of Dundee Archive Se...

1934: Wheelbarrow used for sewage disposal, possibly at Nanking Field Health Station, China. Photogr...

c1930: James Banks & Sons shop front, Perth, with James Banks and assistant in doorway (University o...

c1907-11: Steam engine or rice milling workshop view (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

c1905-18: Dr Hugh Stannus Stannus with new born twins, Nyasaland, Africa (University of Dundee Archi...

1946: Jute workers, possibly Rockwell Works, Dundee (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

c1889: Staff and patients celebrating Christmas on a children’s ward at King’s Cross Hospital, D...

c1890: Workers harvesting in the fields using horse power (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

c1880s: The crew of a Dundee Whaler with their prize (University of Dundee Archive Services)...

1973: Student nurses with a patient, Perth College of Nursing and Midwifery (University of Dundee Ar...

nd: William Cummings Boxmakers (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Scientists working for Macfarlan Smith Ltd (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Tea production, India for Melrose's Tea (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Packaging Tea for Melrose's Tea (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Tea Tasting, Melrose's Tea (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Quarrying Blaxters Stone (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: Advertisement for Bovril Ltd (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: illustration of Curds and Whey Woman, Edinburgh (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: James Allan & Son Ltd (Edinburgh City Archives)...

nd: illustration of Leith Post Boy to General Post Office (Edinburgh City Archives)...

c1912: Fire Women Workers, Singer Manufacturing Co. Ltd (West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Service...

1926: Boy holding hour hand of Singer Clock, Singer Manufacturing Co. Ltd (West Dunbartonshire Counc...

nd: Male Workers, Singer Manufacturing Co. Ltd (West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services)...

nd: Singer Clock, Singer Manufacturing Co. Ltd (West Dunbartonshire Council Archive Services)...

c.1912: Loading whisky at Ardbeg Pier on Islay, supervised by Ardbeg Distillery manager Alexander Ca...

1950s: Making chains at AI Welders Ltd, Inverness (Highland Archive Sevice, Inverness)...

1950s: Automated welding equipment, AI Welders Ltd, Inverness (Highland Archive Service, Inverness)...

1960s: Brora Colliery Briquette Factory (Highland Archive Sevice, Inverness)...

1960s: Brora Colliery underground workers (Highland Archive Sevice, Inverness)...

1926: Nurse Flora Ferguson, Inverness-shire’s first mortorised District Nurse (Highland Archive Se...

1963: Bernat Klein fabric sold to Chanel (Heritage and Information Governance, Heriot-Watt Universit...

1933: Donald Brothers design 'Crossways' by Ersnt Aufseeser (Heritage and Information Governance, He...

1944: Sales Book, R & A Sanderson, Galashiels showing fabric sold to the Queen for Princess Elizabet...

1834: Swatches of early examples of Scottish Borders tweed and woven silk for men's clothing, J & A ...

1834: Swatches of early examples of Scottish Borders tweed and woven silk for men's clothing, J & A ...

c.1980s: Christmas card was sent from Denny Tank employees to their counterparts at the St Albans ta...

1945: Salmon fishing crew tarring chains at Lealt, Isle of Skye. Collection: West Highland Salmon F...

1940s/50s: Mending nets at Bayfield salmon fishing station, Portree, Isle of Skye. Collection: West...

c.1930: Planting Spruce for Forestry Scheme at Luibaneorn, Kintail. Duncan Macpherson Collection (Sk...

1920s: Fishworkers at Kyle of Lochalsh kippering shed. Duncan Macpherson Collection (Skye and Locha...

1924: Staff at Dunvegan Sawmill, Isle of Skye (Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre)....

1900: Group of Staff from Kinleith Mill, Currie (Heritage and Information Governance, Heriot-Watt Un...

1926: Staff with paper-making machinery at Kinleith Mill, Currie (Heritage and Information Governan...

1922: The workforce at Glenmorangie Distillery (The Glenmorangie Distillery Ltd). The distillery wo...

1948: Overview of Collins production. (HarperCollins Publishers Historical Archive)...

Circa 1948: Collins staff working in the administrative officer (HarperCollins Publishers Historical...

1948: Administration Office (Harper Collins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1951: Timson Machine in action. (HarperCollins Publishers Historical Archive)...

1948: Setting the type in the caseroom (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Collins printing press (Harpe Collins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Page folding department (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Arranging text blocks together to form the complete books (HarperCollins Publishers, Historica...

1948: Book trimming department (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Sewing department (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Binding department (Harper Collins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Marbling: The expert has just prepared the ‘peacock tail ‘ design for ledgers (HarperColli...

1948: Fixing covers to text blocks (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

1948: Stock Control Office (HarperCollins Publishers, Historical Archive)...

December 1948: Christmas in the William Collins & Sons factory in Cathedral St, Glasgow (HarperColli...

Circa 1948: The Queen Mary II with Collins workers aboard ready for a day out. (HarperCollins Publis...

Circa: 1948 Collins staff annual day trip. All aspects of Collins workers health and wellbeing were ...

Circa 1948: Collins picnic aboard boat on annual day trip. (HarperCollins Publishers Historical Arch...

Circa 1948: Collins workers aboard the Waverley Paddle Steamer as part of their annual day out. (Har...

Circa 1948: William Collins & Sons Sports day. Staff members partook in a three legged race. (Harper...

Circa 1948: The company had two football teams comprised of Collins workers. (HarperCollins Publishe...

Circa 1948: William Collins & Sons Sports day. Two men are featured in a race. (HarperCollins Publis...

Circa 1948: Image shows medical staff working within the Collins Health Centre. The Health Centre wa...

Circa 1948: Variety of medical equipment shown in the Collins Health Centre. The Health Centre was b...

8th May 1948: The opening of Holmwood House in 1948 attended by William Hope Collins and trustees. T...

8th May 1948: Collins workers relaxing in lawn chairs on the grounds of Holmwood House. (HarperColli...

1897: Collins staff day trip to picturesque Tighnabruaich. (HarperCollins Publishers Historical Arch...

1899: Collins workers gather outside The Collins Institute, London ( HarperCollins Publishers Histo...

1887: Moving 254 foot girder sections into place during construction of the second Tay Rail Bridge o...

1937: Demolition of No. 76 John Street for extension to the Royal College Building. St Pauls Church ...

1956: Campus development of the Students Union building (Archives and Special Collections, Universit...

1961: Thomas Graham construction work (Archives and Special Collections, University of Strathclyde)...

1959: Clearance of site for Thomas Graham building. Demolition of tenements and Fry’s Metal Foundr...

1961: Thomas Graham construction work (Archives and Special Collections, University of Strathclyde)...

1962: Site clearance and laying foundations for the McCance building and Livingstone Tower (Archive...

19th century: Burning kelp, Birsay, Orkney (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives)...

19th century: Culter paper mills, Culter (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives)...

19th century: Sewerage construction, Aberdeen (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives...

19th century: The new station at Inverurie (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives)...

19th century: Torry chimney under pinning (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives)...

19th century: View of tram, Aberdeen (University of Aberdeen Special Libraries and Archives)...

1914: Workmen relaying granite causeway sets or 'cassies', Aberdeen Harbour (University of Aberdeen ...