Here are some more photographs from the Pere Lachaise cemetery, Paris. An assortment of differing styles. Each wanting to convey something.
Come let us take a walk in this surprisingly soothing space.
And here is an inscription throwing light on the Indian connection of the deceased. It reads:
Madame Caroline Amherst
Ve- De Monsieur W-K-Amherst
Ancien Magistrat au Bengal
Decedee le 12 8bre 1816.
Ce monument a ete erige par son fils unique
(The English translation of the inscription would be: Here lies Mrs. Caroline Amherst, widow of Mr. W.K.Amherst, ex magistrate in Bengal, died on 12th Octobre, 1816. This monument has been got erected by her only son William Amherst.)
Photographs, text and copyright by K.J.S.Chatrath.
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