Historical information

A property illustration by Margret Picken Commissioned by the real estate agency Fletchers Real Estate for the purpose of advertising 202 Holland Rd, Burwood East in 2001
Made by using Rotring ‘Rapidigraph’ drafting pens with Rotring ink on Rapidigraph polyester drafting film, double matte.

Trained as a cartographic draftsman within the mining industry, Margaret Picken is an artist who worked producing property illustrations for real estate agencies in eastern suburbs of Victoria from 1983-2005. Retiring from the industry as technological changes favored coloured photography over illustrations, and commissioning companies over sole contractors.


This artwork is of Historical Significance as a record of local domestic architecture.

Physical description

A black ink line drawing on drafters film by Margaret Picken, of 202 Holland Rd., Burwood East.
A one story brick house, with a driveway leading to gated carport on the left. In the foreground is a low brick fence, and front lawn filled with hedges, and a large palm tree.

Inscriptions & markings

202 Holland Rd., Burwood E.
Margaret Picken © 2001
Fletchers Real Estate