Edward "Ned" Kelly (June 1854 or 1855 – 11 November 1880)[1] 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 against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.

Edward "Ned" Kelly 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 against the Anglo-Australian ruling class.

The Kelly Gang - L - R - Ned Kelly, Dan Kelly, Steve Hart - below is Joe Byrne

(facing, clockwise from top left): Ned Kelly on the day before he was hanged 10 November Dan Kelly about Steve Hart Joe Byrne's body being photographed after the siege at Glenrowan 29 June

Ned Kelly

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.

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's Bones On this day …….. 17th of April 1929 After the closure of the Old Melbourne Gaol in Russell st, the bodies of the condemned were exhumed and reinterred at Pentridge Prison. There was great excitement in Melbourne when Ned Kelly’s body was discovered in 1924. On this day in 1929, Ned Kelly’s bones were returned […]

of April 1929 After the closure of the Old Melbourne Gaol in Russell st, the bodies of the condemned were exhumed and reinterred at Pentridge Prison.

Ned Kelly Portrait drawing by WhizzieWhizzer on DeviantArt

Ned Kelly Portrait drawing by John Harding


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