Francis I, Emperor of Austria(1792-1835), Reigned 1806-35
Sitter associated with 10 portraits
by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 11 July 1808
by Edward Purcell, published by Joseph Dickinson
hand-coloured lithograph, published February 1823
by Benedetto Pistrucci
gutta-percha medal, 1849
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