Oil painting from the Fine Art collection. "The Chattri, Patcham" by Clement Lambert, showing a view of the Chattri Memorial in Patcham. Behind the Chattri the South Downs can be seen rolling towards the sea on the left. c.1920.
This oil painting by Clem Lambert shows a view of the Chattri Memorial, Patcham. Behind the Chattri the South Downs can be seen rolling towards the sea on the left. The Chattri is a memorial to the Indian soldiers who died while at the hospitals in Brighton during the First World War. It was erected on the site of the ghat where Hindus were cremated. This is a sketch for a work presented to the Viceroy of India in 1921 when he visited Brighton to unveil the South Gateway to the Pavilion Estate.