Battle at Ohaeawai
c.1845, 460 x 610mm, Oil on canvas
Colonel Cyprian Bridge arrived in Aotearoa in 1845 as a Major serving with the 58th Regiment. He took part in the battles of Puketutu (May 1845), Ohaeawai (July 1845), Ruapekapeka (January 1846), and the action at Kapotai Pā (1845). He left New Zealand in 1858 and was appointed to command the 58th Regiment.