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Explore portraits of significant parliamentarians in the Parliamentary Art Collection

Churchill and Parliament


Discover Winston Churchill's lifelong relationship with Parliament through works in the Parliamentary Art Collection

Harold Wilson


Discover images of former Labour Prime Minister Harold Wilson from the Parliamenary Art Collection

John Wilkes: a friend to liberty?


Learn about the life of radical politician and journalist John Wilkes (1725-1797) through works in the Parliamentary Art Collection.

Margaret Thatcher

WOA 4508 Thatcher by Spear_

Discover artworks which mark the 60th anniversary of Margaret Thatcher’s election as a Member of Parliament and the 40th anniversary of her election as Prime Minister.

Michael Foot


Explore images of the Rt Hon Michael Foot (1913-2010) from the Parliamentary Art Collection.



Find out about the first Asian and Black MPs elected to Parliament

Thomas Fowell Buxton

Portrait of Thomas Fowell Buxton WOA 1714

Explore the political career of reformer and abolitionist Thomas Fowell Buxton on the 200th anniversary of his election to Parliament.