Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page at Villa Silvio Pellico, Moncalieri, Turin, Italy

Scope and Content

Photographs, negatives and contact prints showing views of grounds, garden, ponds, exterior views of house and views of countryside beyond

One photograph is annotated on the reverse ‘Agmoné’. Contact sheet is annotated ‘Page’. One photograph is stamped on the reverse ‘British House and Garden, Nov 1976’ and annotated ‘Return: Russell Page’

One photograph is marked up on the reverse for publication

Some photographs are duplicates

Size of photographs ranges from 14.8 x 15.0 cm to 20.2 x 19.8 cm

Most images are undated [?c.1950s]

One group of mostly colour photographs was stored in a brown envelope labelled ‘Villa Silvio Pellico, miscellaneous shapshots 8’ (label retained). Most are annotated ‘Villa Silvio Pellico’ and ‘Not Page?’ or ‘Not RP?’ Size of these 8 photographs ranges from 9.9 x 14.1 cm to 11.7 x 16.7 cm. Undated [?c.1980s]

Original storage envelope labelled ‘Villa Silvio Pellico, Moncalieri, Torino, Italy.’ The subset of 8 photographs is described ‘6 colour snapshots, 1 colour shot (Moncalvo, Turin), 1 black and white. Unidentified photographer’ (label retained)


13 black and white photographs

8 colour photographs

1 black and white contact sheet (12 images)

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

2 negatives envelopes