George Evans
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George Evans

George Evans and his party founded the settlement that became Melbourne on 29 August 1835, after travelling on the ship Enterprize from Launceston to Port Phillip. John Pascoe Fawkner was supposed to be on the ship, too, but was prevented from leaving at the last minute.

George Evans, Robert Hawker Dowling, c 1854
Oil on canvas

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