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Sir William Congreve, 2nd Bt (1772-1828), Military inventor

Sitter in 4 portraits
Military engineer and inventor of the Congreve Rocket, 1808. Member of Parliament, 1812-28.

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Sir William Congreve, 2nd Bt

by James Lonsdale
oil on canvas, circa 1812
NPG 982f


Men of Science Living in 1807-8

by Sir John Gilbert, and Frederick John Skill, and William Walker, and Elizabeth Walker (née Reynolds)
pencil and wash, 1858-1862
NPG 1075


Engraving after 'Men of Science Living in 1807-8'

by George Zobel, and William Walker
engraving, 1862
NPG 1075a