Telopea speciosissima ‘Waratah’1879

by Helena Forde (1832–1910)

This is the original preparatory drawing for the waratah card featured in the Australian Floral Cards series by Helena Forde (nee Scott) and Harriet Scott.
Acquired before 1912, possibly bequeathed by DS Mitchell. In an album of Botanical drawings of mainly Australian plants, c. 1852–1896 by Helena Forde.