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Waratah Rhymes for Young Australia1891
Louisa A Meredith was a British-born writer and illustrator who moved to Australia with her husband in 1839. On her arrival in Australia she continued to write and sketch, observing colonial life and bush flora and fauna. Her wildflower drawings won medals in exhibitions in Australia and overseas, notably in the Melbourne
This light-hearted verse, celebrating the waratah, was written and illustrated by Louisa A Meredith.