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.

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.

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

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

Armour worn by the Kelly gang. Left to right: Ned Kelly, 1879; Joseph Byrne, 1879; Dan Kelly, 1879; Steve Hart, 1879.

Armour worn by the Kelly gang. Left to right: Ned Kelly, 1879; Joseph Byrne, 1879; Dan Kelly, 1879; Steve Hart, 1879.

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