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solander

(səˈlændə)
n
(Botany) a box for botanical specimens, maps, colour plates, etc, made in the form of a book, the front cover being the lid
[C18: named after D. D. Solander (1736–82), Swedish botanist]
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This took place in the hushed inner sanctum of the Print Room, which is lined, on two levels, with mahogany cases holding solander boxes filled with prints and drawings.
By judiciously mining the collection's Solander boxes, they demonstrate what all curators know implicitly: that no matter how great its reputation, a collection is ultimately an eclectic agglomeration reflecting the tastes of the curators and collectors who built it.
The Ringling has 3,000 works of art on paper stored in the vault in print drawers and Solander boxes (an airtight box named after the 18th-century Swedish naturalist who invented it).