Reference numberEC/1894/16
Previous numbersCert XI, 266
TitlePenrose, Francis Cranmer: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionPrinted note affixed to certificate: 'It is not permitted to attach printed matter to the Certificate'
CitationHonorary Fellow of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Architect. Surveyor to the Fabrick of St Paul's Cathedral. Late Director of the British Archaeological School at Athen. Author of books or memoirs on (1) 'Principals of Athenian Architecture,' 1851; (2) 'On the Prediction and Reduction of Occultations of Mars and Eclipses by a Graphical Process,' 1869; (3) 'On the Determination of the Elements of the Orbits of Comets by Graphical Processes,' Monthly Notices, 1881; (4) 'Two papers on the Ancient Hecatompedon, Athens,' 1891 and 1893; (5) 'On the Orientation of Greek Temples and the Amplitudes of Stars at the time of the Foundation of the Temples,' Phil Trans, 1893. Observer of the Total Solar Eclipses of 1870-1878. Inventor of Instruments for drawing the Logarithmic Spiral; for drawing the Hyperbola by continued motion parallel to the Asymptotes; for the Mechanical Solution of Spherical Triangles, &c.
ProposersFrom Personal Knowledge: J J Sylvester; W H Preece; W H Flower; Victor Horsley; J Norman Lockyer; W H M Christie; Henry H Howorth; Augustus W Franks; Alex B W Kennedy
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Penrose, Francis Cranmer: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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