George McKay

Conservation Assessment


Name(s): George McKay
Inscription:

George McKay
I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall
stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though
after my skin worms destroy this body,
yet in my flest shall I see God.

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, sugaring, sunken
Comments: Base is buried
Recommended Treatment: Consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, raising

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 280
Historic Number: 175
Ledger Book: Page 50, Number 336
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 33
Marker Width (in): 20
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4.5

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.