Robert Henry Bow

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Robert Henry Bow FRSE (1832–1908) was a Scottish civil engineer and photographer.[1] Bow worked with Edward Sang and Thomas Bouch, and his textbooks Economics of Construction in Relation to Framed Structures (1871) and Treatise on Bracing in relation to Bridges and other Structures (1874) drew on calculations he had conducted for Bouch.[2]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1869, his proposer being Edward Sang[3] His address was then 7 South Gray Street on the south side of Edinburgh.[4]


  1. ^ "Former RSE Fellows 1783-2002" (PDF). Royal Society of Edinburgh. Retrieved 31 March 2010. 
  2. ^ "Firth of Tay Bridge Disaster 1879". Suburban Emergency Management Project (SEMP). Archived from the original on 9 October 2009. Retrieved 19 September 2010. 
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