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Armour (Dan Kelly)

From the Collection of Victoria Police Museum Mezzanine Level World Trade Centre Siddeley Street Docklands Victoria

Description
Armour worn by bushranger Dan Kelly including helmet (VPM1799.1); chest plate (VPM1799.2); back plate (VPM1799.3) and groin plate (1799.4). Armour constructed from heavy metal plough plates, bolted and welded together.
Object Registration
VPM1799
Keywords
ned kelly, bushranger, kelly gang, dan kelly, glenrowan, victoria police
Historical information
Armour worn by Dan Kelly, Kelly Gang member and brother to Ned Kelly, during the Glenrowan Siege, August 1880.
When Made
1880
Inscriptions & Markings
Painted on inside of armour : 'Dan Kelly', 'Police Exhibition', 'E. Kelly'
Impressed on plough VPM1799.3 'Huntly Crucible Cast'
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM