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Diane Abbott’s Portrait Alludes To Her Role As Swimming Pool Tsar

by | 14th, January 2014

THIS portrait of Hackney North and Stoke Newington MP Diane Abbott cost you £11, 750.

She is not alone on those elite Commons’ walls. Between 2000 and 2010, 21 parliamentarians were immortalised in paint and bronze.

  

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This is Diane Abbott in 2013:

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One portrait of Duncan Smith cost £10,000.

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This is Duncan-Smith in 2001:

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This portrait of Ken Clarke cost £8,000.

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Here he is 2009.

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Who cost what:

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Abbott’s is a bit odd. Have any of you seen her naked or, as it appears, about to take a dip in the swimming pool? As with most art, we’re intrigued by what we cannot see.



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