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A STRANGE APPARITION - NED KELLY'S FIGHT AND CAPTURE

James Waltham Curtis and State Library Victoria1880-07-17

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Public Record Office Victoria (State Archives of Victoria, Australia)

Shows Ned Kelly in full armour coming out of the bush.
Wood engraving published in The Illustrated Australian News.
Title printed below image l.c.
Monogram of James Waltham Curtis engraved in image l.l.
Printed below title: "His head, chest and sides were all protected with heavy plates of quarter-inch iron. Many shots hit him, yet he always recovered himself, and tapping his breast laughed derisevely, as he coolly returned their fire. It appeared as if he were a fiend with a charmed life.- The Age report.

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  • Title: A STRANGE APPARITION - NED KELLY'S FIGHT AND CAPTURE
  • Creator: James Waltham Curtis, State Library Victoria
  • Date Created: 1880-07-17
  • Provenance: Accession no(s) IAN17/07/80/120
  • Publisher: Melbourne : David Syme and Co.
  • External Link: http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/67823
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