Mid-Georgian Portraits Catalogue

John Hinchliffe (1731-1794), Bishop of Peterborough

Prelate; in Italy 1761-62; DD 1764 Trinity College, Cambridge; headmaster of Westminster School 1764, resigning after three months through ill-health; tutor to the 5th Duke of Devonshire 1764-66; Master of Trinity College, Cambridge 1768-88; Bishop of Peterborough 1769-94; Dean of Durham 1788-94; known for the pronunciation of his consonants.


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: John Ingamells, National Portrait Gallery: Mid-Georgian Portraits 1760-1790, National Portrait Gallery, 2004, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.