Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page at ‘Saint Jean’, Ivoy-le-Marron, Loir-et-Cher, France

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs, negatives and contact prints, and colour transparencies, showing views of garden with triangular beds and lavender hedges, flower borders, mature trees and exterior views of house

Some photographs are annotated on the reverse ‘St Jean. June ’54. Russell Page’. Contact sheet is annotated on the reverse ‘St Jean. 5/54’

One photograph is marked up on the reverse for publication in ‘The Education of a Gardener’, 1962 edition

Size of photographs ranges from 14.5 x 15 cm to 19.4 x 20.0 cm

Some images are undated

Includes a postcard of the same property entitled ‘Saint-Jean, Ivoy-le-Marron (Loir-et-Cher)’

Original storage envelope labelled ‘“Saint Jean”, Ivoy-le-Marron, (Loir-et-Cher)’ (label retained)

Extent:

8 black and white photographs

1 black and white contact sheet (12 images)

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

3 strips 2¼ colour transparencies (2 images per strip)

1 negatives envelope

1 postcard