Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Lyle, Thomas R.

Sir, FRS


Sir Thomas Lyle, FRS, joined the Wallaby Club in 1900 and maintained his membership until 1903. Lyle was Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. He built the Physics School at the university and was the first Chairman of the State Electricity Commission of Victoria. It is noted that he took the first X-Ray photograph in Australia on 3 March 1896 - of the foot of the Professor of Chemistry at the University of Melbourne, David Orme Masson.



1900 - 1903
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 136.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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