Interior garden of Abbaye Sainte-Marie, 13th. century cloister, Arles-sur-Tech, France, November 1902, by Eugène Trutat, via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr.
The garden is far more formal now, with a clipped boxwood parterre in a geometric pattern around a fountain. There’s a more recent photo here.
“Photo de famille dans un jardin à Bad Kreuznach (Rhénanie-Palatinat),” ca. 1900 – 1910, by Eugène Trutat, via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr.
“Women and a child in a garden,” Tarn-et-Garonne, France, between 1880 and 1910, by Eugène Trutat, via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr.
Is the lady with the garden hose threatening the little girl with a shower if she doesn’t sit still for the photographer? An empty threat, almost certainly, since water would ruin those hats. (The young woman in the center does seem to be shrinking back a bit though.)
“Gardens alongside the Rhine River, Coblence (Rhineland-Palatinate)” , via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr (cropped slightly by me).
The Bibliotheque‘s flickr page gives Eugène Trutat as the photographer, but M. Trutat died in 1910, and the women’s dresses seem to be from the 1920s, maybe even the 1930s.
Coblence — now Koblenz — is a German town located where the Rhine and Moselle Rivers come together. The photo may have been taken here, looking over to the Ehrenbreitstein Fortress.
Maison de la Famille Lassagne, September 22, 1897, by Eugène Trutat, (cropped very slightly by me) via Bibliothèque de Toulouse Commons on flickr.