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Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave

(1744-1792), Naval commander

Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 8 portraits
In 1759, Phipps went to sea with his uncle, Captain the Hon. Augustus Hervey and by 1765 had been made captain of the Terpsichore. He sailed to Newfoundland and Labrador with botanist Joseph Banks. In 1773, Phipps embarked on a voyage towards the North Pole. He had two ships, the Racehorse and the Carcass. One of the crew aboard Carcass was the young Nelson. During the voyage Phipps was the first European to describe the Polar Bear and the Ivory Gull, included in his A Voyage towards the North Pole Undertaken ... 1773 (1774). In 1775, he succeeded his father as Baron Mulgrave in the Irish peerage and was created Baron Mulgrave in the Peerage of Great Britain in 1790.

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Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave, by Unknown artist - NPG D19213

Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave

by Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 29 July 1744
NPG D19213

Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave, published by Silvester (Sylvester) Harding - NPG D14293

Constantine John Phipps, 2nd Baron Mulgrave

published by Silvester (Sylvester) Harding
stipple engraving, published 30 October 1802
NPG D14293

'The Dilettanti Society', by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D32326

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D32326

'The Dilettanti Society', by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35198

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D35198

'The Dilettanti Society', by Vincent Brooks, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D35199

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Vincent Brooks, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D35199

'The Dilettanti Society', by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG D15003

'The Dilettanti Society'

by Charles Algernon Tomkins, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, mid 19th century (1777-1779)
NPG D15003

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