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Installing the Kelly gang armour

Installing the Kelly gang armour

The four suits of armour worn by the Kelly gang at Glenrowan in 1880 are on display together at the National Museum in Canberra for the first time outside Victoria in the exhibition Not Just Ned.

Armour worn by Ned Kelly, State Library of Victoria; armour worn by Joseph Byrne, private collection; armour worn by Dan Kelly and Steve Hart, Victoria Police Museum. Photos: Jason McCarthy.

See a video of the armour installation