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Reference numberEC/1861/11
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TitlePole, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationThe Discoverer of Certain Phenomena in relation to Colour Blindness. The Author of A paper on Colour Blindness published in the Phil Trans 1859. A Treatise on the Steam Engine 4to, pp 236; and a considerable number of other published Works, Papers, and Essays on various scientific subjects. The Inventor of Important and successful Improvements in the Steam Engine; in Railway Machinery; and in Surveying Instruments. Distinguished for his acquaintance with Mathematical and Mechanical Science, as applied to Engineering - Music, in its scientific relations. Eminent as a Civil Engineer.
ProposersFrom General Knowledge. E W Brayley; Robert Mallet.
From Personal Knowledge. J F W Herschel; Thomas Webster; Henry Moseley; W G Armstrong; Douglas Galton; Js Walker; John Hawkshaw; Charles Manby; George Rennie; John Percy; C Wheatstone; Joseph Whitworth; Wm Lassell; Francis Galton;
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Pole, William: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA8271Pole; William (1814 - 1900)1814 - 1900
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