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Reference numberEC/1896/02
Previous numbersCert XII, 2
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TitleClark, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationSecretary to the Colonial Defence Committee and Associate Member of the Ordnance Committee. Late Secretary to the Royal Commission on Administration of the Naval and Military Services. Examiner to the Science and Art Deprtment and the Military Education Department. Ex (from 1871 to 1880) Instructor in Geometrical Drawing in the Royal Indian Engineering College, Cooper's Hill. Joint Author of paper 'On some Figures Exhibiting the Motion of Vibrating Bodies, and on a New Method for Determining the Speed of Machines' (Proc Roy Soc, vol xxvi, pp 157-163), and of a paper 'On the Determination of the Rate of Vibration of Tuning Forks' (Phil Trans, 1880, pp 1-14). Author of : - 'Practical Geometry and Engineering Drawing' (1875); 'Principles of Graphic Statics' (1879); 'Perspective Explained and Illustrated ' (1884); 'Plevna: a Study of the Operations of 1877' (1880); 'Official Report on the Effects of the Bombardment of Alexandria' (1882); 'Fornification: Past, Present , and Future' (1890); and of a large number of papers on naval and military subjects.
ProposersH McLeod; William F Drummond Jervois; Frederick A Abel; [H C E Childers]; C E Groves; E R Festing; W C Unwin; F Leopold McClintock; Alexander Moncrieff; Charles W Wilson; A G Greenhill; P A MacMahon
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Clark, George Sydenham, Baron Sydenham of Combe: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA2687Clarke; George Sydenham (1848 - 1933); Baron Sydenham of Combe1848 - 1933
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