Louisa Powell

Conservation Assessment


Louisa Powell
daughter of Thomas & Celinda Sheer Born Dec. 30th 1862 Died Feb. 8th 1869

Type of Marker: Headstone on base
Material: Marble
Issues: Biogrowth, blistering, sugaring, sunken
Recommended Treatment: Cleaning w/ biocide, consolidation, fill cracks/blisters, pinning and gluing, raising, removing old pins

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

Marker Details
Inventory Number: 234
Historic Number: 251
Ledger Book: Page 41, Number 277
Cemetery Section: 5
Orientation: East
Marker Height/Length (in): 21.5
Marker Width (in): 14.5
Marker Thickness/Depth (in): 4

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.