Historical information

A property illustration by Margret Picken Commissioned by the real estate agency Woodards Real Estate Blackburn for the purpose of advertising 2 Silverleaf Crt., Forest Hill.

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 Silverleaf Crt., Forest Hill, of a two story rendered house setback from a landscaped front garden, with a attached two car garage.
There are two hole punch holes near the centre of the upper edge.

Inscriptions & markings

2 Silverleaf Crt., Forest Hill
Picken - 96
Woodards - B/burn