Martin Anderson

Conservation Assessment

Inscription:

Sacred
to the memory of
Martin Anderson
who departed this life

August 22nd 1846,
and 57 years.
Hear what the voice of heaven declares
To those in Christ who die,
Released from all their earthly cares
They’ll reign with Him on high.

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

Evaluation
Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Good
Material Integrity: Good
Legible Inscription: No inscription

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 186
Historic Number: 296
Ledger Book Number: 228
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 13
Marker Width (in): 23
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5
Footstone Height (in): 5
Footstone Width (in): 16
Footstone Thickness (in): 1

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.