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THE KELLYS AT EUROA Courtesy of State Library Victoria

State Library Victoria1878-12-27

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

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

Wood engraving published in The illustrated Australian news.
Title printed below image l.c.
Eight separate images on one engraving.
A photograph of the storeroom taken in 1940 is at H20377.
The engravings are reproduced and the events described in the book by Keith McMenomy, Ned Kelly: the authentic illustrated history, Hardie Grant Books, 2004, pp. 111, 114-115.

Younghusbands station -- Demanding refreshments -- The prison -- A new rig out -- Cutting the telegraph wire -- The bank -- Prisoners from the bank -- Sticking up the bank.
These engravings document the events which took place at Faithfull's Creek Station near Euroa owned by Younghusband and Lyell of Melbourne. The Kelly Gang locked 22 people in the station storeroom, described here as "The Prison", and then went on to rob the Euroa bank.

Details

  • Title: THE KELLYS AT EUROA Courtesy of State Library Victoria
  • Creator: State Library Victoria
  • Date Created: 1878-12-27
  • Provenance: Accession no(s) IAN27/12/78/216
  • Publisher: Melbourne : Ebenezer and David Syme
  • External Link: http://handle.slv.vic.gov.au/10381/244758

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