Photographic material and press cuttings relating to the Vilmorin garden designed by Russell Page for the Chelsea Flower Show

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs of the French kitchen garden by Messrs Vilmorin at Chelsea Flower Show with views of beds of vegetables edged with low hedging, and espalier grown fruit trees

Photographs by Sidney W. Newbery

One photograph is annotated ‘Box hedges long white wall’. Two photographs are signed ‘R. Page’ on the reverse

Photographs measure 23.3 x 29.3 cm

Two press cuttings relating to the Chelsea garden, 1958

Original storage envelope is labelled ‘Russell Page. Chelsea Flower Show. May 1958. 3 prints, cuttings, photocopies’ (label retained)

Extent:

3 black and white photographs

2 press cuttings

Two press cuttings, one relating to Festival Pleasure Gardens, Battersea Park, London, 1951, the other a general article by Russell Page, c.1950s, were removed from this folder to PAG/4/2 and PAG/4/5. Photocopies, discarded, were of articles already in the archive