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Burning Ghat. Watercolour by Clem Lambert, 1920

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Digital Media Bank ID: 723
Description: Watercolour painting by Clement Lambert, 1920. Shows a view from the Downs looking towards the sea, with ghat (site for Sikh and Hindu cremations) in right foreground. Spot now occupied by Chattri memorial.
Categories: Timeline/ World War One (1914-1918), Timeline/ 1920s, Images of Brighton & Hove/ Brighton/ Buildings & Landmarks/ Chattri  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: The Royal Pavilion and Musems, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Burning Ghat. Watercolour by Clem Lambert, 1920

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Watercolour Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): The Burning Ghat
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Clement Lambert
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 1920
Description (Object or Artwork): This watercolour painting by Clement Lambert shows a view from the Downs looking towards the sea. On the right is a structure consisting of an iron roof suspended on twelve poles imbedded in stone blocks. This is the burning chat where Hindu soldiers who died in the hospitals in Brighton during the First World War were cremated. Today a memorial, called the Chattri, stands on this site.
Subject tags:
Other Keywords: downs
Latitude: 50.8841
Longitude: -0.1469

File info

Original Filename: dmas_fa101005_d01.jpg
Media: Image
Size: 1.72 MB; 4656 x 1667 pixels; 394 x 141 mm (print at 300 DPI); 1232 x 441 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Landscape

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA101005
Date Created: Tue Feb 02 12:58:00 GMT 2010