y Ned Kelly : The Ironclad Australian Bushranger, By One of His Captors single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1881 1881
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The story of the bushranger Ned Kelly.


  • Yesterday's Papers states that the Saturday Review of 26 November 1881 reported: 'We have no hesitation in saying that the life of Ned Kelly, the Ironclad Bushranger is as disgraceful and disgusting a production as has ever been printed.'
  • The National Museum of Australia holds a hand-coloured lantern slide (object number 2001.0015.0049.001) that depicts the image that is on the cover of the 1881 edition of this publication.
  • Full text version shows typescript insert frontmatter describing The Imperial Review of 6 January 1882.
  • Users are warned that this work contains terminology that reflects attitudes or language used at the time of publication that are considered inappropriate today.

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      • Originally published in 38 weekly instalments by the General Publishing Co., London. Source and publication details unknown.
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  • Jerilderie, Tocumwal - Jerilderie area, Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,
  • Glenrowan, Wangaratta area, North East Victoria, Victoria,
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