Copyright - Using and referencing Site Content - read the Copyright page - “View down Collins Street from Spring Street 1874” This painting was commissioned by Dr. Edwin Hill James, owner and occupier of “Alcaston House” cnr Spring and Collins Streets where, he had his medical practice. CLICK photo to enlarge Turner’s first recorded work Kangaroo hunt 1873 oil on canvas, 49.6 x 61.0 cm The University of Melbourne Art Collection Purchased 1994, The Russell and Mab Grimwade Miegunyah Fund 1994.0031 There has been some confusion in the past as to Turners first recorded work. “View down Collins Street..” is often quoted, however the honour would seem to belong to “Kangaroo Hunt” catalogued as painted in 1873, the year he arrived in Melbourne.  Both paintings are atypical of his later generally recognised style. | Home | Biography | Picture Menu | Explore Detail | First Works | Prints | Post Cards | Shop | Contact Us | Copyright Usage | < BACK TO MENU 1875 Bend on the Yarra sgn dt ooc 71.5x91cm