Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page at Chateau de Mivoisin, Loiret, France

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs, negatives and contact prints, and colour transparencies, showing aerial views of house and grounds, views of garden with topiary, lavender beds, paths, steps, lake, statuary, wrought iron entrance gates, formal parterre, exterior views of house and a cottage, and men at work in the garden

Three photographs are stamped on the reverse with professional photographers’ details

Some photographs are annotated on the reverse ‘Mivoisin. June ’54. Russell Page’, ‘Mivoisin. March ’54. Russell Page’, ‘Stableyard, Mivoisin’ and ‘see Harvill edition, Education of Gardener’

No photographs are marked up for publication

Some photographs are duplicates

Size of photographs ranges from 14.6 x 14.8 cm to 19.9 x 24.8 cm

Includes a postcard of the same property entitled ‘Chatillon-Coligny (Loiret) Chateau de Mivoisin – vue aérienne. Le Tapis Vert (Coté Nord)’

Some images are undated

Original storage envelope labelled ‘Chateau de Mivoisin 1954’ (label retained)


23 black and white photographs

3 black and white contact sheets (12 images on 1 sheet, 8 images on 1 sheet, 4 images on 1 sheet)

7 strips 2¼ black and white negatives (4 images on 4 strips, 3 images on 1 strip, 1 image on 1 strip)

1 strip 2¼ colour transparencies (2 images)

1 negatives envelope

1 postcard