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

Ned Kelly painting breaks auction record for Australian art: Sidney Nolans painting of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, entitled First Class Marksman

Ned Kelly painting breaks auction record for Australian art

Exhibition ideas for theming, Australian Artists. Ned Kelly painting breaks auction record for Australian art: Sidney Nolans painting of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, entitled First Class Marksman

Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, age fifteen, ca. 1870.... (Heath Ledger played Ned in the 2003 film, Ned Kelly, and wore Ned's actual suit of armour in the film... Orlando Bloom played Joe Byrne, one of Ned's friends/gang members... and I see a big resemblance between the young Ned here and Bloom.)

Anton Yelnich Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, age fifteen, c. (National Museum of Australia-Canberra)

Sir Sidney Nolan - Landscape, 1978-9.  © The estate of Sir Sidney Nolan.  From the series Ned Kelly II.

Sir Sidney Nolan: Landscape I've always loved Nolan's explorations of the Ned Kelly myth. In a number of paintings, Kelly appears to be an empty suit waiting to be populated with our own imaginings.

Australian Artist Sidney Nolan painted a series on Ned Kelly

Sidney NOLAN Carlton, Victoria, Australia 1917 – London, England 1992 Movements: England and Australia from 1950 Burning at Glenrowan 1946 .

From the Ned Kelly series. Australian artist Sidney Nolan painted a famous series on the Irish-Australian bushranger (outlaw) Ned Kelly (son of a convict) who was hanged in Melbourne in 1880. To some he has become somewhat of a folk hero and symbol of rebeliion of the poor against authority, (a sort of Australian version of Robin Hood) although to others he was just a common criminal. It's undeniable, though, that he's become part of Australian folklore…

From the Ned Kelly series. Australian artist Sidney Nolan painted a famous series on the Irish-Australian bushranger (outlaw) Ned Kelly (son of a convict) who was hanged in Melbourne in 1880. To some he has become somewhat of a folk hero and symbol of rebeliion of the poor against authority, (a sort of Australian version of Robin Hood) although to others he was just a common criminal. It's undeniable, though, that he's become part of Australian folklore…

Ned Kelly Series:  Sidney Nolan (Australia, England 22 Apr 1917–28 Nov 1992)  The camp   (1946)  Painting Materials used Ripolin enamel on hardboard

Ned Kelly Series: Sidney Nolan (Australia, England 22 Apr Nov The camp Painting Materials used Ripolin enamel on hardboard

Ned Kelly Death Mask State Library of Victoria Melbourne

The State Library of Victoria: The Dome & Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly Death Mask State Library of Victoria Melbourne

Sidney Nolan: Death of Constable Scanlon (part of his series of Ned Kelly paintings)

Sidney Nolan: Death of Constable Scanlon (part of his series of Ned Kelly paintings)

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