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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.

Item #CL187-46

Price (AUD): $1,250.00  Other currencies

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