Historical information

A property illustration by Margret Picken Commissioned by the real estate agency Woodards Real Estate Blackburn for the purpose of advertising 2 Romoly Dve., Forest Hill.
This property is listed as having sold for $135,100 in 1994.

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 2 Romoly Dve., Forest Hill, of a single story brick house set back from a picket fence and front yard with shrubbery and trees. To the left is a driveway leading to a picket gate.
There are two hole punch holes near the centre of the upper edge.

Inscriptions & markings

2 Romoly Dve., Forest Hill
Picken - 94
Woodards - B/burn