A Portrait of Froude as an older man

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Froude was born in 1810 and lived unti1 1879. He was the son of the rector of Dartington. He lived up to the age of 69 and died while on a visit to South Africa. Useful Reference The Papers of William Froude, - The Library of Torquay Natural history Society Froude first made his name as an engineer on the Great Western Railway under I.K.Brunel. Here he was involved in the South Devon pneumatic railway. Later he became more well known for his work on fluid dynamics and ship design.

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Contributor   Tim C  
Identifier ref 809
Format   greyscale photograph; 211 mm x 118 mm  
Coverage   Devon. Torquay  
Source   Torbay Library Services  
Subject   Brunel. Maritime. Engineering. Safety  
Type   Image  
Publisher   Torbay Library Services  
Rights   AEW  
Keywords construction engineering froude ship architecture hull design diagram admiralty fashion