In 2004, right on the tail end of the last bout of Ned Kelly mania, the National Museum of Australia put together an exhibition looking at outlaws from around the world. Here are some images from that exhibition. Continue reading Spotlight: Outlawed! Rebels, Revolutionaries and Bushrangers
Bushrangers were the spiritual descendants of the English highwaymen (also known as tobeymen) such as Dick Turpin, Plunkett and MacLeane, and “Gentleman Jack” Sheppard. Continue reading Spotlight: “BAIL UP” – AN INCIDENT OF BEN HALL’S TIME.
This dramatic image is a woodblock engraving that was featured in The Illustrated Melbourne Post. Engraved by Samuel Calvert from a drawing by George Stafford. Continue reading Spotlight: Bushrangers At Work