The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.

~ The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the witherin

Isaiah ‘Wild’ Wright ‘lost’ a horse while at the Kelly homestead and failed to tell Ned Kelly that it was stolen. Ned found the horse and rode it past the Greta Police Station to earn a brutal pistol-whipping from Constable Hall, who also tried to shoot him. Wild was sentenced to eighteen months while Ned was sentenced to three years hard labour.

The family friend who let Ned borrow his stolen horse. Name: Isaiah "Wild" Wright

A Boy's Adventures in the Wilds of Australia... William Howitt   1872

The visitor to "Yallambee", William Howitt, drew upon personal experience with bushrangers in northern Victoria to write stories of the Australian bush.

Australian Bushranger Ned Kelly reportedly stated, when asked for his last words before being hanged, "such is life".

Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November was an Irish Australian bushranger. He is considered by some to be merely a cold-blooded killer, while others consider him to be a folk hero and symbol of Irish Australian resistance.

The view from Glenrowan Railway Station looking back to the remains of Anne Jone's Hotel,Glenrowan Inn.It was the scene of the final confrontation between Ned Kelly and the Victorian Police.A♥W

The view from Glenrowan Railway Station looking back to the remains of Anne Jone's Hotel,Glenrowan Inn.It was the scene of the final confrontation between Ned Kelly and the Victorian Police.

Musquito (c. 1780 – 25 February 1825) was an Indigenous Australian outlaw, or bushranger, based in Van Diemens Land. He was born in Sydney Cove and transported to Van Diemens Land for murdering his wife.  After his release he turned to working as an Aboriginal tracker. According to some sources, he supplemented his wages by pimping Aboriginal women to white men. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musquito

Musquito (c. 1780 – 25 February 1825) was an Indigenous Australian outlaw, or bushranger, based in Van Diemens Land. He was born in Sydney Cove and transported to Van Diemens Land for murdering his wife. After his release he turned to working as an Aboriginal tracker. According to some sources, he supplemented his wages by pimping Aboriginal women to white men. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musquito

Bushranger Andrew George Scott, or Captain Moonlite

Bushranger Andrew George Scott, or Captain Moonlite

Michael Howe (1787 – 21 October 1818) was the leader of a bushranger gang in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania).  Howe was born at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, son of Thomas Howe and his wife Elizabeth. He served two years on a merchant vessel at Hull before deserting to join the navy as a seaman. On 31 July 1811 he was sentenced to seven years transportation for robbing a miller on the highway. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Howe_(bushranger)

Michael Howe (1787 – 21 October 1818) was the leader of a bushranger gang in Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania). Howe was born at Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, son of Thomas Howe and his wife Elizabeth. He served two years on a merchant vessel at Hull before deserting to join the navy as a seaman. On 31 July 1811 he was sentenced to seven years transportation for robbing a miller on the highway. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Howe_(bushranger)

Bushranger Hotel at Collector near Canberra, where in 1865, Constable Samuel Nelson was shot and killed by John Dunn who was a member of Ben Hall's gang

Bushranger Hotel at Collector near Canberra, where in Constable Samuel Nelson was shot and killed by John Dunn who was a member of Ben Hall's gang

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