Hannah Wirburg

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred
to the memory of
Hannah Wirburg
A native of Basel Germany
who departed this life
February 9th 1846
aged 100 years and 24 days.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, loss, sugaring, sunken
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing top portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Document

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Fair
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription
Degree of Bioturbation: 1/4 sunken

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 182
Historic Number: 289
Ledger Book Number: 222
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 9
Marker Width (in): 19.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1
Footstone Height (in): 6
Footstone Width (in): 12
Footstone Thickness (in): 1.5

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.