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Property Illustration - 126 Willsmere Road, Kew

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

Description
Pen and ink drawing on drafting film of 126 Willsmere Road, Kew, by Margaret Picken.
Object Registration
2020.0131.853
Keywords
artist -- margaret picken 1950-, property illustrations — buildings — kew east (vic.), 126 willsmere road -- kew (vic.)
Historical information
This drawing is one of a series created by Margaret Picken for real estate agents in Melbourne between 1983 and 2006. Each work is signed and dated by the artist.
Significance
The drawings in the Picken Collection are invaluable assets for identifying architectural features and styles. The year in which the work 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
126 WILLSMERE RD., KEW E / MARGARET PICKEN ~96 / WOODARDS ~ KEW
Last updated
17 Aug 2020 at 1:06PM