Columbia Johnson

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

In memory of Columbia daughter of Jacob and Elizabeth Johnson who departed this life April 12th 1862, aged 7 years and 7 months

Type of Marker: Bedstead
Material: Marble
Issues: Blistering, loss, sugaring
Comments: There are no buried pieces of the bedstead
Elements Missing or Compromised: missing footstone, missing rails
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: 347
Historic Number: 88
Ledger Book: Page 57, Number 385
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 56
Marker Width (in): 27
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 7
Base Length (in): 10
Base Width (in): 34.5
Base Thickness (in): 15

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.