Historical information

A property illustration by Margret Picken Commissioned by the real estate agency Woodards Boxhill for the purpose of advertising 1 Wandin Crt., Forest Hill built circa 1950.
This property has be listed as having sold for $119,950 in 1991.

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 1 Wandin Crt., Forest Hill depicting a brick single story house with chimney set back from a front lawn with shrubs and trees. On the Right is a driveway leading to a separate garage.
There are two hole punch holes near the centre of the left edge

Inscriptions & markings

1 Wandin Crt., Forest Hill
Margaret Picken '90
Woodards - BoxHill