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Personal artefacts of C.F.A. Voysey in the collection of the RIBA

The Library of the Royal Institute of British Architects holds a substantial collection of items related to C.F.A. Voysey, mostly documentary but also including the following personal artefacts. All are recorded as “Descended from Voysey’s son, Charles Cowles Voysey, via his executrix”, and "date from between around 1856 and 1962".

ItemRIBA reference no.RIBA paragraph no.
Black furled umbrella with 'V' crudely marked on the knotty wooden handleVoC/115.2
Brass name plaque titled 'VOYSEY' from Flat 21, 73 St James's StreetVoC/9/15.3
Engraved copper plate of unidentified collegiate buildings and churchVoC/9/95.11
Leather despatch case with buckles, embossed with the initials 'C.F.A.V.'VoC/8/25.12
Linen hand towel, the name 'Voysey' embroidered in red in one cornerVoC/9/85.10
Metal relief of John Wesley in an ebonized frameVoC/9/45.6
Silver heart shaped key ring (hallmarked)
(In the caption to a photograph in Ribapix, this is described as "a heart-shaped napkin ring")
Silver ink penVoC/9/35.5
Voysey's seal stampVoC/9/65.8
Voysey's signet ring and sealVoC/9/55.7
Wooden letter opener with heart motifVoC/9/25.4

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