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Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett
Monument to John Frederick Ginnett

Photo credit: Lawrence Suss / Art UK

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The monument faces south west onto one of the main Woodvale Cemetery roads and is the tomb of the Ginnett family, particularly of John Frederick Ginnett (1819–1892) who was a circus proprietor.

The last of Ginnett’s sons to be buried in the grave was Louis John Ginnett, who died in 1946 and was a well-known portrait painter who taught at the Brighton College of Art.

Date

c.1892

Medium

granite & Portland stone

Measurements

H 115 x W 140 x D 65 cm;
Plinth: H 240 x W 260 x D 100 cm

Accession number

BN2_LS_S068

Acquisition method

commissioned by the Ginnett family

Work type

Monument

Work status

extant

Listing status

Grade II (England and Wales)

Access

time restrictions apply

Access note

October–March 9am–4pm, Sunday 11am–4pm, April–September 9am–5.30pm, Sunday 11am–5.30pm

Signature/marks description

illegible signature and date to back of integral base of horse.

Inscription description

lead inset letters inscription to front of monument; other inscribed plaques at each corner and to the back of the monument record the names of other family members buried there.


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Located at

Lewes Road, Brighton

BN2 3LT

Located at Woodvale Cemetery, east side, about 150 metres west of the crematorium.