Edith Tyson (1843-1879)

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Edith Tyson (1843-1879)
Inscription:

Edith …
Wife of
Seth Tyson
Born March 2nd 1843
Died April 30th 1879
Also
Wilson her infant son
Aged 11 months

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Date of Marker (estimate): Late 19th century
Material: Marble
Issues: Blistering, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, previously cleaned by MC

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 358
Historic Number: 72
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 44
Marker Width (in): 22
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 7.5

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.