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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [Dorking, Surrey] to Miss G. Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [7 Nov. 1908 postmark]
Date7 November 1908
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionComments that this [Dorking] is a lovely place, and she should see 'the rich folk riding horseback through the lanes, and the young girls trotting on their cobs'; praises Surrey; signed 'Dont forget me, DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a photograph of Tillingbourne Waterfall, Dorking.

Postmarked: Dorking, No. 7 '08.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink 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 90.

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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
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