AQW 24/17-22


Mr Jim Allister
Traditional Unionist Voice
North Antrim


Tabled Date: 29/09/2017
Answered On Date: 16/10/2017
Priority Written: No


Question:
To ask the Assembly Commission to publish a full inventory and valuation of Assembly artefacts, including those (i) on display; and (ii) in storage.


Answer:
Please find attached a full and comprehensive list of all the artefacts and artwork belonging to the Assembly.
The list includes a description of each item, along with current valuations for each (where applicable). The list also identifies the current location of each item.
Inventory of Assembly Artefacts and Artwork
Artefacts
This section contains a list of items which are deemed to be of historical significance. The current location of each item is noted and, where appropriate, a current valuation is included.
Item Description
Item Location
Item Valuation
Part model of Parliament Buildings
Off-site storage
£8,000.00
Table with Map of six counties
Off-site storage
£10,000.00
Roll of Honour Table
Off-site storage
£2,000.00
Books containing the names of the civilian war dead
Speaker's Office
N/A
Assorted items from the Speaker’s Office
Off-site storage
N/A
Ceremonial Sword
Off-site storage
N/A
William IV two-handled Vase
First Minister’s Office
£6,000.00
Ornamental Stand for the Bell from "HMS Ulster"
Off-site storage
£1,500.00
A Carved and Gilded Throne Chair
Off-site storage
£7,000.00
2 x Silver Maces
Speaker's Office
£20,000.00
2 x Jardinières made from the timbers of the "Mountjoy"
1nr. Speaker's Office 1nr. Apprentice Boys Hall Londonderry
£1,000.00
A Japanese Officer’s Sword presented to the people of Northern Ireland by Lord Mountbatten of Burma.
First Minister’s Office
£1,000.00
Black Rod’s Wand of Office
First Minister’s Office
£5,000.00
Two Red Leather Dispatch Boxes with the Royal Arms of Ulster
Senate Chamber
£4,000.00
Bell from "HMS Ulster"
First Minister’s Office
N/A
Collection of Clerks’ Uniforms
Off-site storage
N/A
Model of Thiepval Tower
Off-site storage
N/A
The Uniform of the Sergeant at Arms
Offsite storage
£1,000.00
French Mantle Clock
Off-site storage
N/A
Items of Crockery
Off-site storage
N/A
The Parliament Golf Handicap Challenge Cup 1927
First Minister’s Office
£1,000.00
Silver Lighter
First Minister’s Office
N/A
Bust of Frederick Temple
Off-site storage
£3,000.00
Mantle Clock
Off-site storage
£1,000.00
Egg Timer
Off-site storage
N/A
Coins
Off-site storage
N/A
Various Military Items
Off-site storage
N/A
Framed Letter from HRH Duke of Edinburgh
Off-site storage
N/A
Speaker's Robes and Wig
Parliament Buildings
£1,500.00
Dispatch box
Speaker's Office
£1,500.00
Victorian Tea Service
Speaker's Office
£2,000.00
Major Daniel Dixon’s Lingfield Hurdle Cup 1928
First Minister’s Office
£2,000.00
Royal Irish Rifles Silver Cup 1903
First Minister’s Office
£2,000.00
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Letter
Off-site storage
N/A
Brass Lamp Parts
Off-site storage
N/A
Oak Long Case Clock
Parliament Buildings
N/A
3 x Trolleys filled with Books
Off-site storage
N/A
3 x Chandeliers (boxed)
Off-site storage
N/A
Elizabeth II Coronation Vase
First Minister’s Office
£10,000.00
Artwork
This section contains a list of all paintings and pictures owned by the Assembly. The current location of each item is noted and, where appropriate, a current valuation is included.
Item Description
Item Location
Item Valuation
Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference Pictures
Off-site storage
N/A
Portrait of Sir Basil Brooke
At the family home
£3,000.00
Portrait of Sir Henry Wilson MP
Off-site storage
£1,500.00
State Opening of Parliament, small
Speaker's Office
£25,000.00
State Opening of Parliament, large
Senate Chamber
£50,000.00
Portrait of Lord Armaghdale by Riviere
Off-site storage
£2,000.00
Portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II by Lydia de Burgh
On Loan, Hillsborough Castle
£1,500.00
Portrait of Frederick Temple, 3rd Marquess of Dufferin and Ava by C Williams
Off-site storage
£3,000.00
Portrait of Rt Hon JM Andrews by F McKelvey
Off-site storage
£2,000.00
The Obelisk on the Boyne by J Tudor
On Loan, Hillsborough Castle
£300,000.00
The House Will Divide by Noel Murphy
Senate Chamber
£15,000.00
Portrait of Seamus Mallon by Rita Duffy
Parliament Buildings Great Hall
£5,000.00
Rowel Friars Drawings
Members’ Bar
£14,250.00
The Assembly in Session by Noel Murphy
Speaker's Office
£3,000.00
La Baie
Speaker's Office
N/A
Portrait of Lord Bannside by Nolan
Parliament Buildings Great Hall
£8,000.00
Portrait of Eileen Bell by Conor Walton
Members’ Dining Room
£5,000.00
Portrait of Lord Alderdice by Carol Graham
Members’ Dining Room
£7,000.00
Portrait of Lord Trimble by Nolan
Parliament Buildings Great Hall
£5,000.00
Portrait of Mark Durkan by Conor Walton
Parliament Buildings Great Hall
£5,000.00
Oil painting by P Van Meulen
Speaker's Office
£50,000.00
Portrait of Lord Craigavon by N Becker
Off-site storage
£3,000.00
Queen Victoria's Jubilee
Off-site storage
N/A
Picture of the Irish House of Commons
Speaker's Office
N/A
Portrait of Seamus Heaney by Ross Wilson
Parliament Buildings, Senate Rotunda
£8,000.00
Artwork cont’d
Item Description
Item Location
Item Valuation
Portrait of CS Lewis by Ross Wilson
Parliament Buildings, Senate Rotunda
£8,000.00
View of Belmont & Glenmachan
Offsite storage
N/A
Miscellaneous photographs
Offsite storage
N/A
Parliament Historic Occasions Photographs 1945
Offsite storage
N/A