Image: The cremation process, 3

The cremation process, 3

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

James Barker
© James Barker


It takes one to one and a half hours to burn a body at a heat source of 900 degrees Celsius. About 80kg will burn each hour.

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