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The Destruction Of The Kelly Gang and Examination And Remand Of Kelly In Melbourne Gaol

1880. Pair of hand-coloured wood engravings, 22.7 x 32.9cm; 24.4 x 22.3cm. Creases, repaired tears to edges, slight soiling and foxing.

Captions for one image read “No. 1 General view: night attack by the police on the inn; No. 2 After the fight: Ned Kelly wounded, lying at the railway station; No. 3 Portions of Ned Kelly’s armour; No. 4 Ned Kelly’s helmet; No. 5 The inn in flames.” Captions for the other image read “Mr Call; Mr Castieau; Kelly; Constable McIntyre.”

Images are from Town and Country Journal, July 10, 1880, and the front page of The Australasian Sketcher, Adelaide edition, no. 104, vol. VIII, Saturday, August 21, 1880.

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Item #CL187-46

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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