Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page for His Royal Highness the Duke of Windsor at Le Moulin de la Tuilerie, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs, contact prints and negatives, and colour transparencies, showing views of garden with flower beds, paths, garden wall, steps, hillside with stream, pool and large rocks, mature trees, outbuildings, and exterior views of house and to countryside beyond

Some photographs are annotated on the reverse ‘For book, get negative’, ‘Moulin’, ‘Gif’ and ‘R. Page’

Negatives envelopes are annotated ‘Gif’, scored through, and ‘Unidentified’, ‘Gif. 55 June’, ‘Duke of Windsor Rock Garden’ and ‘Duke of Windsor Gif sur Yvette’

No photographs are marked up for publication

Some photographs are duplicates

Size of photographs ranges from 14.7 x 14.7 cm to 19.6 x 20.1 cm

Some images are undated

Original storage envelope labelled ‘Le Moulin de la Tuilerie, Gif-sur-Yvette, France’ (label retained)


44 black and white photographs

5 black and white contact sheets (12 images on 2 sheets, 10 images on 3 sheets)

15 strips 2¼ black and white negatives (4 images on 8 strips, 3 images on 3 strips, 2 images on 1 strip, 1 image on 3 strips)

12 strips 2¼ colour transparencies (2 images on 11 strips, 1 image on 1 strip)

1 mounted 35mm colour transparency

1 colour postcard entitled ‘Moulin de la Tuilerie, Gif-sur-Yvette, S & O, France’

5 negatives envelopes