Art in Parliament: Historic events

Search collection
Advanced search

Find out about important national and international events through works in the Parliamentary Art Collection

The First World War


Learn about Parliament and the First World War through works in the Parliamentary Art Collection.

The Trial of Strafford

Donated by Louth Town Council in 2008, this painting portrays the trial of Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford. Have a look at the story behind the painting and its conservation.

Daniel Maclise's 'Waterloo'


Find out more about Daniel Maclise's monumental wall painting of the Battle of Waterloo