Joshua Shinn

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): Joshua Shinn
Inscription:

To
the memory of
Joshua Shinn

son of
Stacy & Jane Shinn

who departed this life
December 13th 1864
aged 23 years, 10 months
and 5 days.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Comments: These stones may not belong to one another
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, excavation, fill cracks/blisters, raising, resetting

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 414
Historic Number: 48
Ledger Book Number: 48
Cemetery Section: 7
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 35
Marker Width (in): 23
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4
Footstone Height (in): 19
Footstone Width (in): 16.5
Footstone Thickness (in): 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.