Napoleon Francis Charles Joseph, Duke of Reichstadt, Formerly King of Rome.
Published January 1 1828, by John Cumberland, 19 Ludgate Hill.
Aquatint. Sheet 280 x 230mm (11 xc 9"), Trimmed just within plate on three sides, into image at top.
A portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's son by Marie-Louis, briefly Napoleon II, here in the uniform of an Austrian hussar. After Napoleon's fall he went to live with his mother's family in Austria where, despite his intelligence, he was not allowed any serious role. He died of tuberculosis in 1832.
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