Story: Bowen, George Ferguson

George Ferguson Bowen and his wife, Diamantina

George Ferguson Bowen and his wife, Diamantina

In 1873, following his term as governor of New Zealand, Sir George Bowen took up the governorship of Victoria. A Melbourne newspaper published an engraved portrait of him and his wife, Diamantina, in April that year.

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W. P. N. Tyler. 'Bowen, George Ferguson', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1990, updated March, 2015. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 August 2022)