Ellen Kelly’s release from prison in February 1881 is commemorated by this photo taken at the Kelly homestead. Scarcely more than two months later, Constable Robert Graham visited here with Father Thomas Egan of Wangaratta and gained Mrs Kelly’s help in defusing the ongoing Kelly rebellion.

Biography, landmarks and exhibitions, depictions in the media and the arts, and image gallery of Ned Kelly Australian Iron Outlaw and the Kelly Gang.

Homemade armor Ned Kelly, an Irish Australian bushranger, used in his last stand against police at Glentown in June of 1880. Ned is considered to be a cold-blooded killer by some and a folk hero to others

Homemade armor Ned Kelly, an Irish Australian bushranger, used in his last stand against police at Glentown in June of Ned is considered to be a cold-blooded killer by some and a folk hero to others

The Kelly Gang - L - R - Ned Kelly, Joe Byrne, Steve Hart and Dan Kelly (N. Kelly's brother)

The Kelly Gang, consisted of Ned Kelly and brother Dan, Joseph Byrne and Steve Hart.

Page 1 of a hand-written transcription of Ned Kelly's 56 page letter.'I am a Widow's Son, outlawed and my orders must be obeyed'. With these chilling words bushranger Ned Kelly ended the Jerilderie letter, a detailed written justification of his actions. Read the full transcription of the letter and learn why this manifesto is regarded by some as an early call for an Australian republic.

National Museum Australia primary collection --> Ned Kelly Page 1 of a hand-written transcription of Ned Kelly's 56 page letter.

NED KELLY GANG

Five members of the Wild Bunch: Kid Curry, Bill McCarty, Bill (Tod) Carver, Ben Kilpatrick, and Tom O’Day.

The History of Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly after defeating Isaiah "Wild" Wright in a bare-knuckle boxing match, August 1874

Ned Kelly- Bush-ranger, outlaw Hung 11 November 1880 his last words- “Ah, well, I suppose it has to come to this. Such is life.”

Ned Kelly- Bush-ranger, outlaw Hung 11 November 1880 his last words- “Ah, well, I suppose it has to come to this. Such is life.

Ned Kelly the greatest bush ranger and gentleman in Australia

Ned Kelly the greatest bush ranger and gentleman in Australia

UNEARTHED ... the mass grave believed to contain Ned Kelly's remains on the site of Pentridge Prison.

the mass grave believed to contain Ned Kelly's remains on the site of Pentridge Prison.

Ned Kelly's armour.

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly dressed in a homemade suit of metal armor. Kelly has been mythologized as a "Robin Hood" character, a political icon, and a figure of Irish Catholic and working-class resistance to the establishment and British colonial ties.

The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

~ The November 1880 Australasian Sketcher drawing of the execution shows Ned Kelly with his arms strapped behind his back and the hood ready to be drawn over his face walking towards the hangman Elijah Upjohn.

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