“Pere Lachaise cemetery, Paris, Part-II” by K.J.S.Chatrath

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.

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And here is an inscription throwing light on the Indian connection of the deceased. It reads:

D.O.M

CI GIT

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

William Amherst

 DE PROFUNDIS

(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.)

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  Photographs, text and copyright by K.J.S.Chatrath.

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