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From the Collection of Hume City Civic Collection 40 Macedon Street Sunbury Victoria

Description
Irene Evans is seated on the keel of the 'Enterprize' and is surrounded by eight members of the Rupertswood Battery who are in full ceremonial dress. Irene Evans is wearing a red and grey flecked tweed 2 piece outfit and grey lace-up shoes.
Size
12.5 x 18 cm
Object Registration
P1045
Keywords
schnooner 'enterprize', mccaughey, dr. david, grant, james. the rr. reverend, evans, irene, south wharf - melbourne, rupertswood battery, george evans collection
Historical information
The series of 15 photographs were taken to bless the laying of the keel of the schooner 'Enterprize' on the 29th August, 1991. George Evans, who settled at Emu Bottom in Sunbury, travelled from Tasmania to Melbourne in the 'Enterprize' in 1834. The event took place at South Wharf in Melbourne. The Rupertswood Battery were present and Irene Evans was a member of the official party.
Last updated
18 Sep 2019 at 3:22PM