The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November 10, 1880, the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the withering of his wounded left arm and rests a fist on his hip to mask a crippled hand.

~ The last photos of Ned Kelly were taken by the official Melbourne Gaol photographer, Charles Nettleton on November the day before Ned’s execution. In this full-length study, Ned holds the cord attached to his leg irons to disguise the witherin

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 full armour Ned Kelly wore (State Library of Victoria)

State Library Victoria’s vast collection dates back to 1854 and includes material on almost every subject you can think of, with a special focus on material from Victoria.

Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly-the Australian Robin Hood! Heath Ledger was Ned Kelly in an awesome movie!

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