Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page at Chateau le Vert Bois, France

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs, negatives and contact prints, and colour transparencies, showing views of grounds with moat or waterway, bridges, mature trees, gravel seating area, exterior of house, orangery and sheep grazing; an unidentified person is pictured in one contact print

Some photographs are annotated on the reverse ‘Vert Bois. June ’54. Russell Page’

One photograph appears to be marked up for publication

Some photographs are duplicates

Size of photographs ranges from 11.9 x 11.9 cm to 19.5 x 20.5 cm

Some images are undated

Original storage envelope labelled ‘Chateau le Vert Bois. 1954’ (label retained)


24 black and white photographs

2 black and white contact sheets (12 images per sheet)

3 strips 2¼ black and white negatives (4 images per strip)

2 strips 2¼ colour transparencies (2 images per strip)

1 negatives envelope