William and Robert Mason

Conservation Assessment

Name(s): William Henry Mason, Robert Mason
Inscription:

Sacred
to the memory of
William Henry
son of
James J. & Martha M. Mason
Born July 25th 1844
Died July 23rd 1848
aged 3 years 11 months
and 29 days.
The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away
Blessed be the name of the Lord.

Also
Robert Mason
Born October 5th 1836
Died July 4th 1860
aged 25 years 8 months
and 29 days.

Type of Marker: Headstone and footstone
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks, raising

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 219
Historic Number: 233
Ledger Book Number: 262
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 25
Marker Width (in): 17.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 1.5
Footstone Height (in): 6
Footstone Width (in): 10.5
Footstone Thickness (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.