Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/30
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, 12 Colworth Road, Addiscombe, Croydon, [Surrey] to Miss G. Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [17 Oct. 1908 postmark]
Date17 October 1908
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'Dear Gert'; 'Here I stand with all of London rumbling round me, thinking of you'; wishes she could see the shops and London folk; asks her to come down to visit with Fran[ces]; signed 'DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a picture of Cheapside, [London].

Postmarked: London SW, Oct 17 '08.
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil on the recto of a postcard; text is written with card placed vertically, address written horizontally; dimensions are 140 x 90 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 83.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA74594Cooper; Frances Amelia (1884-1918); known as 'Frankie'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence; teacher1884-1918
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