This is definitely the creepiest thing I have ever seen. It is the death mask of Ned Kelly and I had to take a photo of it.
I think all Australians have heard of Ned Kelly. He is part of our folk law, an infamous bush ranger.
Ned Kelly is an Australian legend. He epitomised many qualities that ordinary Australians admire. He was a larrikin, loyal to his family and ready to sacrifice himself for his mates. An underdog, he represented the struggling classes and thumbed his nose at the establishment. He was inventive, he was fearless and charismatic.
Ned was barely educated, yet his famous letters were poetic and passionate. He killed police officers, was outlawed and could be shot on sight by anyone. Yet when he was sentenced to hang, more than 30,000 people signed a petition asking for a reprieve.
His famous last words as they hung him was “Such is life”…