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Authorised form of nameCombe; Taylor (1774 - 1826)
Dates1774 - 1826
Date of birth1774
Place of deathBritish Museum, London
Date of death07 July 1826
Dates and placesBurial:
The family vault in the Bloomsbury burial-ground, London
ActivityEducation:
Harrow School; Oriel College, Oxford. BA (1795), MA (1798)
Career:
Superintendent of Coins and medals, British Museum (1803); Keeper, Department of Antiquities, British Museum (1807); went to Zante to purchase the Phigaleian Marbles (1814)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election05/03/1807
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Sec 1812-1824
RelationshipsSon of Charles Combe (FRS 1776)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/49214230
Royal Society codeNA3167
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PT/11/15Paper, 'Of the construction of logarithmic tables' by Thomas Knight[1817]
IM/000928Combe, Taylornd
PT/73/9/33Drawing, vertebrae of the spines of birds by H [Henry] Earle[1822]
EC/1806/16Combe, Taylor: certificate of election to the Royal Society
M/015Combe, Taylor19th century
MC/1/112Letter from Major Charles Hamilton Smith, Spencer House, to Taylor Combe 15 May 1824
PT/8/13/1Manuscript, 'On the polarisation of light by oblique transmission through all bodies whether crystallised or uncrystallised' by David Brewster in a letter to Taylor Combe Esq24 November 1813
PT/8/13/2Plate, diagrams of various light and refraction experiments with glass plates by unknown artist24 November 1813
PT/8/13Paper, 'On the polarisation of light by oblique transmission through all bodies whether crystallised or uncrystallised' by David Brewster in a letter to Taylor Combe24 November 1813
PT/11/16Paper, 'Two general propositions in the method of differences' by Thomas Knight[1817]
PT/73/10/25Painting, the human eye by Charles Bell [1823]
MC/2Volume 2 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1832-1838
MC/2/97Letter from Bernard Ross, Lloyds Coffeehouse, Captain's Room, to Dr. Peter Mark Roget, [Vice-President of the Royal Society] 25 October 1833
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
AP/8A/6/3Unpublished diagrams, land-based navigational charts by [John Cooke]1809
AP/8A/7Unpublished paper, 'Memoir on the antiseptic qualities of peat moss viewed as a preventive of dry rot in wood' by Archibald Duff7 December 1818
AP/8A/6Unpublished paper, 'An essay on the improvement of navigation by means of new sea-charts and nautical tables' by John Cooke1809
AP/8A/6/2Unpublished diagrams, navigational charts by [John Cooke]1809
AP/8A/6/1Unpublished manuscript, 'An essay on the improvement of navigation by means of new sea-charts and nautical tables' by John Cooke1809
AP/8A/11Unpublished paper, 'A general series for ∫φ(x)dx' by Thos [Thomas] Knight29 January 1818
AP/8A/10Unpublished letter, 'Solution of an analytical problem' from Thomas Knight to Taylor Combe28 October 1817
PT/11/17Paper, 'Note reflecting the demonstration of the binomial theorem inserted in the last volume of the Philos [Philosophical] Transactions' by Thos [Thomas] KnightMarch 1817
P/0026Portrait of Combe, Taylor
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