Joshua B. Smythe

Conservation Assessment

Joshua B. Smythe
Born in Holderness N. H
July 14th 1798
Died in Philadelphia
November 2nd 1876.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): 1876
Material: Marble
Comments: Base buried in front of marker
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, pinning and gluing, raising, removing old pins

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: Fair
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 293
Historic Number: 140
Ledger Book Number: 346
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 30
Marker Width (in): 22
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4.5

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.