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Sir Philip Francis (1740-1818), Whig politician and pamphleteer

Sitter in 16 portraits
Politician; he is believed to have been the author of the anonymous 'Junius' letters, which attacked the government and the political influence of George III. Sent to Calcutta in 1774 as an adviser, he came into conflict with Warren Hastings, accusing him of corruption. Their rivalry ended in a duel which left Francis wounded.

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Sir Philip Francis

by James Lonsdale
oil on canvas, circa 1806-1810
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D15004

'Thunder, lightning and smoke'

published by William Moore, and published by W. Dickie
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1783
NPG D15004

D12244

'A puerile attack upon an old servant'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching and aquatint, published 17 March 1787
NPG D12244

D9573

'The princess's bow alias the Bow Begum'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 1 May 1788
NPG D9573

D9754

Sir Philip Francis ('I hate Alonzo Zanga')

by James Sayers, published by James Bretherton
etching, published 31 March 1788
NPG D9754

D12245

'The impeachment'

by James Sayers
etching, 1788?
NPG D12245

D12376

'The Westminster hunt'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 27 April 1788
NPG D12376

D12382

'Opposition-'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 20 May 1788
NPG D12382

D12943

'Impeachment ticket. For the trial of W-rr-n H-st-ngs Esqr'

by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, circa February 1788
NPG D12943

D13065

'The installation-supper, as given at the Pantheon, by the Knights of the Bath on the 26th of May, 1788

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
hand-coloured etching, published 4 June 1788
NPG D13065

D9755

Sir Philip Francis ('Francois Philippeaux')

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
soft-ground etching, published 12 May 1794
NPG D9755

D12249

'The last scene of the managers farce'

by James Sayers, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching, published 8 May 1795
NPG D12249

D8820

Sir Philip Francis

by and published by Thomas Goff Lupton, and published by William Cribb, after James Lonsdale
mezzotint, published 4 June 1817
NPG D8820

D15064

Sir Philip Francis ('I hate Alonzo Zanga')

by James Sayers, published by James Bretherton
etching, published 31 March 1788
NPG D15064

D37793

Sir Philip Francis

by and published by Thomas Goff Lupton, and published by William Cribb, after James Lonsdale
mezzotint, published 4 June 1817
NPG D37793