John Clark

Conservation Assessment


In Memory of John Clark
who departed this life the 28th day of Sept. 1798, aged 59 years 10 months and 7 days My flesh shall slumber in the ground
Till the last trumpets’ joyful sound:
Then burst the chains with sweet surprise
And in my saviours Image rise.

Type of Marker: Headstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, broken/fragmented, loss, sugaring
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, document, fill cracks/blisters, patching, pinning and gluing

Historic Integrity: Intact
Structural Integrity: Poor
Material Integrity: Fair
Legible Inscription: No inscription present

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 288
Historic Number: 166
Ledger Book: Page 49, Number 329
Cemetery Section: 5
Marker Height/Length (in): 15.5
Marker Width (in): 22.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (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.