Custom archival enclosure for an 1899 letter to William Leys, on the occasion of his departure to London.
Design sketches for the enclosure.
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.
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.
The complete box