BPG Phase Box Variations

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The traditional phase box can be altered to house oddly shaped books and multi-part objects.

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BPG Phase Box Variations. 2020. Book and Paper Group Wiki. American Institute for Conservation (AIC). Accessed May 22, 2022. https://www.conservation-wiki.com/wiki/BPG_Phase_Box_Variations

Wedge Shaped Book[edit | edit source]


The shape of this book prevented it from sitting properly on the shelf. The box's fore edge flap prevents the book from slipping while the box is closed.
The shape of this book prevented it from sitting properly on the shelf. The box's fore edge flap prevents the book from slipping while the box is closed.

Multi-Part Object[edit | edit source]


This volume was accompanied by a set of horn books that are housed in a folder built into the bottom of the phase box.
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