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Design for a Card

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1960s-1970s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilson, Marion, born 1933 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, paint and ball point pen 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 on paper of a baby in a crib with its mother. Mounted on a second sheet of decorated paper and stapled to paper folder

Place of Origin

London (made)


1960s-1970s (made)


Wilson, Marion, born 1933 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, paint and ball point pen on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Signature, in pen, bottom right, decorated with flowers

Handwritten in pencil on folder

300 M.P.C./ Birth of a baby-/ MARiON- 66-/ Open uP/ It would be sweet-/ the border - especially the/ right hand side/ on the accompanying/ envelope!/ (You see why my extravagence is a natural!)/ Please handle with care/ as delicate
Handwritten in pen on the front of the folder

Sheet CR 746
Handwritten in blue pen on the front of the folder

G.F. 5909/ M.P.C./ Marion
Handwritten in blue pen on the reverse of the folder


Height: 44.7 cm, Width: 32 cm, Height: 55.6 cm mount, Width: 38.6 cm mount, Height: 56.4 cm folder, Width: 76 cm folder

Descriptive line

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


Paint; Ball point pen; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Designs; Birth; Greeting cards; Babies; Motherhood; Kitsch; Roses; Cribs


Designs; Greeting cards


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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