Photographic material relating to a garden designed by Russell Page at Creux de Genthod, near Geneva, Switzerland

Scope and Content

Black and white photographs, negatives and contact prints, and colour transparencies, showing views of garden, topiary, formal parterre, lawn, mature trees, pond, planted pots, garden ornaments, external views of house and views of countryside beyond

Some photographs are annotated on the reverse ‘Creux de Genthod’

One photograph is stamped on the reverse ‘British House and Garden, Nov 1976’

One photograph is marked up for publication

Some photographs are duplicates

Size of photographs ranges from 14.6 x 15.3 cm to 19.7 x 20.0 cm

Most images are undated [c.1950s; Page started work at Creux de Genthod in 1949]

Original storage envelope labelled ‘Creux de Genthod, near Geneva, Switzerland’ (label retained)


11 black and white photographs

5 black and white contact sheets (12 images on 1 sheet, 11 images on 1 sheet, 10 images on 1 sheet, 8 images on 1 sheet, 1 image on 1 sheet)

8 strips 2¼ black and white negatives (4 images on 5 strips, 3 images on 1 strip, 1 image on 2 strips, 1 damaged)

3 strips 2¼ colour transparencies (2 images per strip)

1 4½ x 3¼ colour transparency

2 pages from a German publication relating to Creux de Genthod

3 negatives envelopes