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'Muriel Spark

Muriel Spark

Exam papers printed cover

Scottish School Certificate papers

Illustration of the sinking of the Iolaire



Henrietta Liston

Henrietta Liston's journals


Sonnet page decorated by Phoebe Anna Traquair

Art & design

People dancing and playing music in Patagonia

Family history

Film still of woman and children in street


Signature of Mary Queen of Scots

Kings & queens

Plague learning resource web page


Handwritten Robert Burns poem

Literature & writers

Blaeu world map detail

Maps & mapping

Murthly Hours manuscript detail

Medieval manuscripts

Printed music and words

Music & song

Forth Bridge under construction


Verse from a printed poem


Photo of colourists at Bartholomews

Printing & publishing

Gutenberg Bible page detail

Religion & religious texts

Cover of 'Television' magazine, 1928

Science & natural history

Detail from Glencoe massacre order

Scottish history & people

Engraving of Glasgow Infirmary

Scottish places

Watercolour of fisherfolk

Social history

Edwardian cyclists in a race


19th century Lyceum Theatre poster


Isabella Bird photo of a Japanese family

Travel & emigration

Scottish solder reading in a First World War trench


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Page from 'The Economist', 1920


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Graphics illustrating learning subjects

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