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Property Illustration - 23 Thornton Street, Kew

From the Collection of Kew Historical Society Inc 1 Civic Drive Kew Victoria

Description
Pen and ink drawing on drafting film of 23 Thornton Street, Kew by Margaret Picken.
Object Registration
2020.0131.621
Keywords
artist -- margaret picken 1950-, 23 thornton street -- kew (vic.), property illustrations — buildings — kew (vic.)
Historical information
This drawing is one of a series created by Margaret Picken for a number of real estate agents in Melbourne between 1983 and 2005. Each work is signed and dated by the artist.
Significance
The series of drawings in the Picken Collection are invaluable assets for identifying architectural features and styles. The year in which the drawing was created is also a valuable record for house historians, as a number of the properties depicted have either been altered since that date or demolished.
Inscriptions & Markings
23 THORNTON ST., KEW / PICKEN 2003 / FLETCHERS
Last updated
11 Aug 2020 at 1:49PM