(active 1795-1825 in London)


English caricaturist, printmaker and publisher. In 1795 was copying and engraving portraits. Between 1801 and 1806 Roberts ran a print shop at 28 Middle Row Holborn and published political caricatures, as well as social caricatures. He signed his prints as P. Roberts.

Most of his prints are caricatures, some after his own designs and some after others. He collaborated with Thomas Rowlandson on several prints, most notably a pair of portraits of Josephine Beauharnais (in the Royal Collection) and Napoleon (in the British Museum). He made a series of anti-Napoleon prints between 1800 and 1815 and subsequently made a portrait engravings for several other publishers.