Jeremiah Clark

Conservation Assessment


Name(s):
Inscription:

In Memory of Jeremiah Clark
son of John and Jane Clark who departed this life on the 6th day of July in the year of our Lord 1789 in the 12th year of his age.
Farewell vain world I’ve had enough of thee
And now am careless what then sayest of me
Thy smiles I covert not nor thy frowns I fear
Let me alone my head lies quiet here
Watever faults thou saw in me take care to shun
Look but at home enough there’s to be done.

Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, loss, sugaring
Elements Missing or Compromised: Missing top of portion of marker
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, document, fill cracks/blisters

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 289
Historic Number: 165
Ledger Book: Page 49, Number 328
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 16
Marker Width (in): 19
Marker Thickness/Depth (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.