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20 Truly Bizarre Gifts Received By The Royal Family

Buckingham Palace has released the lists of presents given to the Royal Family in 2013. Anyone for a painting of Queen Anne on a moose?

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Buckingham Palace has today published its annual audit of presents given to the Royal Family.

Every time a member of the Royal Family is officially presented with a present by a visiting dignitary - or a member of the public - they are obliged to record what they received and who from. They do not take ownership of such gifts but are allowed to use them.

Here are some of the more unusual gifts that leading royals received during 2013.

2. Princess Anne: A book entitled Your Arms Remind Me of Pork Luncheon Meat.


A book with this title was presented to the Princess Royal on the 23rd April 2013.

If anyone has a copy of this work, please get in touch. There is no available listing for this book, so this is our artist's impression of the cover.


13. The Queen: "Portrait of Her Majesty burned onto a tree trunk and mounted on wood".

From a Sri Lankan MP. There is absolutely no way that we could visualise this.


20. Princess Anne: "A contemporary art print of HRH riding a moose".

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Presented in October on the Princess Royal's trip to Canada.

Unfortunately no images could be found of this work of art, so BuzzFeed recreated an impression of it for your enjoyment.

In summary, if you want a lifetime supply of terrible artwork and free fruit then become a member of the royal family.