Image: The cremation process, 5

The cremation process, 5

Photos taken at Rookwood Gardens and crematorium 2000-2001 as part of the 'Death Rites' series.

Photographer:
James Barker
Rights:
© James Barker

Notes

Bones and calcium deposits are milled down to finer particles in a grinder. The ashes weigh around 2 kg and are available to relatives 24 hours after cremation.

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