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Wombat Ranges, where troopers were shot

VPRS 4966 Consignment P0 Unit 2 Item 30 Record 1 Document: Photo of Wombat Ranges where troopers were shot

Overview

This photograph taken by photographers Burman and Madeley, is one of a series of prints of what came to be known as Kelly country, it was used in Kelly’s trial to set the scene at Stringy Bark Creek. Later doubts as to the accuracy of the scene (leading to reconstructions) perhaps been stimulated by a sense that this is a fairly unsual piece of evidence to introduce.

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No.1 WOMBAT RANGES WHERE TROOPERS WERE SHOT REGISTERED COPYRIGHT JULY 5
1886 Head Office, St Georges Hall.

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VPRS 4966 Consignment P0 Unit 2 Item 30 Record 1 Document: Photo of Wombat Ranges where troopers were shot


 

 

KELLY TRAGEDIES
A complete Series of PHOTOGRAPHIC VIEWS In connection with the Kelly Outrages Commencing with the Murder of the Police in the Wombat Ranges to their capture at Glenrowan, taken on the ground by MESSRS. BURMAN & MADELE also Portraits of the Bushrangers from life.
1. Wombat Ranges, where Troopers were shot.
2. Finding of Sergeant Kennedy’s Body.
3. Jones Hotel during the attack before the Fire
4. Railway Station, and the Police under cover.
5. Police at the ready
6. Group taken on the ground during the Fight at the tree where Ned Kelly was shot. 7. Jones’ Hotel commencing the burn
8. Priest entering Hotel in flames
9. Burning Hotel – crowd trying to discover bodies of Outlaws.
10. Burning Hotel just before roof fell.
11. Burning Hotel as the roof was falling.
12. Ruins of Hotel, Morgan’s Lookout in the distance
13. Spot where Ned Kelly was captured.
14. The Armour
15. Group of Seven. Police first on the ground.
16. McDonnell’s Hotel with group and Coffins

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