Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. 1850.

Ellen Kelly, mother of Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, ca. woman in victorian dress suit wearing pants breeches trouser vintage found photo unique unusual fashion style era mid century

The History of Ned Kelly

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

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly dressed in a homemade suit of metal armor. Kelly (1854–1880) 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.

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.

1880: The burnt remains of the hotel in Glenrowan, shortly after the Kelly Gang’s last stand.

The burnt remains of the hotel in Glenrowan, shortly after the Kelly Gang’s last stand.

Bushranger Ned Kelly's Beveridge childhood home in Beveridge - listed for auction (there is also a modern 4br home on the property)

Kelly House at Beveridge - Ned Kelly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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