The impetus for the paintings came from a sketch of the temporary 1862 English immigrant settlement of Oruawharo township near Albertland. Brookes' sketches can be seen in the Albertland & Districts Museum at Wellsford, north of Auckland.
After E S Brookes - Oruawharo 1999
Evening in the Camp 1999
Camp III 1999
** All acrylic on canvas **