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Design - Design for a Birthday Carrd
  • Design for a Birthday Carrd
    Wilson, Marion, born 1933
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Design for a Birthday Carrd

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1960s-1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson, Marion, born 1933 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Paint, pen and pencil on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Marion Wilson

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box B

Physical description

Drawing in marker pen, coloured pencil and paint showing a little boy wearing a blue and white outfit and holding a single green pencil above his head. The edges of the design are indicated with attached card markers.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1960s-1970s (made)


Wilson, Marion, born 1933 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Paint, pen and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signature, blue pencil crayon, bottom left

Marion./ R5./ 5417 [crossed through]/ 5616
Handwritten in pencil on the reverse

Increase width at bottom to/ avoid too much white at top.
Handwritten in red ink on the reverse


Height: 34.4 cm, Width: 29.5 cm

Descriptive line

Design for a birthday card by Marion Wilson for the Gordon Fraser Gallery, 1960s-1970s


Marker pen; Pencil; Paint; Paper



Subjects depicted

Sailor suits; Birthdays; Boy; Greeting cards


Greeting cards; Designs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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