Charles Francis Annesley Voysey (1857-1941): An Archive of Eighty-Five Watercolour Designs and Working Drawings for Tomkinsons Carpets, circa 1890's, featuring flowing patterns incorporating birds, hearts, flowers and trees on square grids, thirty-five signed, forty-three unsigned and seven signed by W.B.Macdougall, some inscribed WORKED on the back, each has a "V" then numbers and have been archived, various sizes
Voysey was under contract to both Alexander Morton and Tomkinson's to provide a certain number of designs each year.
Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921) of Franche Hall was born in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, the son of a mercer/draper. In partnership with textile engineer, William Adam, he established Tomkinson Carpets in 1869.
For similar designs see The drawings collection of the RIBA held at the print room of the Victoria and Albert museum. Voysey donated important archival and source material to the Victoria and Albert museum, the British museum and the Royal Institute of British Architects in a series of gifts between 1913 and 1930.