Victoria 175

The year 2010 marks the 175th anniversary of the founding of Melbourne. This image gallery contains pictures and other items that have a connection with early Melbourne, all drawn from the Library's collections.

Find out about the Henty family, John Batman and the Port Philip Association, William Buckley, John Pascoe Fawkner, and George Evans and the crew of the Enterprize.

The pictures in this image gallery are on display in the Library's Cowen Gallery and The changing face of Victoria exhibition until 10 October 2010. Look for the Victoria 175 tour markers.

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