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Ned Kelly is moving

  • Date recorded: 21 Feb 2019

  • Duration: 01:17

'There are plenty of wonderful Ned Kelly-related objects on display in The changing face of Victoria exhibition focusing on Ned's story through his own eyes versus that of the authorities and the police.'

– Allison O'Connell

About this video

Hear from exhibition curator Allison O'Connell as she discusses the deinstallation of Ned Kelly's armour from The changing face of Victoria exhibition, and watch as the armour is carefully removed.

Arguably the most iconic and treasured item in the Library's collection, the armour is now on display until 20 July 2020 in Velvet, Iron, Ashes – our inaugurual, free exhibition in the Victoria Gallery.