Madalene M. Fair Smith (1828-1848)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Madalene M. Fair Smith (1828-1848)


Inscription:

In memory of Madalene M. Fair Smith
who departed this life March 1st 1848 aged 20 years and 25 days.
Tears fell when thou wert dying
From eyes unused to weep
And long where thou art lying
Will tears the cold turf steep:


Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Fair

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 57
Ledger Book Number: 100
Cemetery Section: 4
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 54
Marker Width (in): 26.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5
Footstone Height (in): 17.5
Footstone Width (in): 14.5
Footstone Thickness (in): 2

Written by Amy Grant

Amy Grant is a graphic designer and web developer. She is the founder of the Southwark Historical Society, a volunteer based group that studies the Southwark Historical District located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.