Detached string, originally for holding the scroll up. Held in place by mylar strips.
Detail of the archival foam holding the wooden scroll in place.
Tyvek covered foam provides a firm, non-abrasive surface to hold the scroll in place when closed.
Archival foam holds the wooden scroll in place, preventing it from rolling up, or moving in the box.
The complete box
Design sketches for the enclosure.
Custom archival enclosure for an 1899 letter to William Leys, on the occasion of his departure to London.

1899 Letter to William Leys

Custom archival enclosure

Custom archival enclosure for an 1899 letter to William Leys, on the occasion of his departure to London.

Design sketches for the enclosure.

Design sketches for the enclosure.

Detail of the archival foam holding the wooden scroll in place.

Detail of the archival foam holding the wooden scroll in place.

Detached string, originally for holding the scroll up. Held in place by mylar strips.

Detached string, originally for holding the scroll up. Held in place by mylar strips.

Archival foam holds the wooden scroll in place, preventing it from rolling up, or moving in the box.

Archival foam holds the wooden scroll in place, preventing it from rolling up, or moving in the box.

Tyvek covered foam provides a firm, non-abrasive surface to hold the scroll in place when closed.

Tyvek covered foam provides a firm, non-abrasive surface to hold the scroll in place when closed.

The complete box

The complete box