Reference numberEC/1898/18
TitleWimshurst, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationMember of the Consultative Staff, Board of Trade. Qualifications: - (1) Improvements in Electrical Influence Machines, which are now universally approved and adopted by Physicists; (2) An Influence Machine which gives charges of electricity, alternating from positive to negative with each rotation of the disc (in this type the glass discs, without any metal upon them, are freely self-exciting); (3) Has delivered a lecture upon Influence Machines at the Royal Institution, 27th April, 1888, and read papers at the Physical Society, 17th April, 1891, and 22nd June, 1893.
ProposersArmstrong; D E Hughes; S P Thompson; Frederick Bramwell; Douglas Galton; J Dewar; A W Rucker; R B Clifton; George S Nares
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen

Wimshurst, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA5911Wimshurst; James (1832 - 1903)1832 - 1903
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