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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence to Miss G. Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [13 May 1911 postmark]
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Grit'; aks if she wishes she were in London, says that he wishes he were out of the city, 'somewhere a bit cooler'; asks if things are going 'just as giddily as ever at Lynn Croft?'; urges her to get frisk[y] and dance around a bit; signed 'Addio DH[L]'.

Note that corner of postcard is missing.

Verso of the postcard has a photograph of The Blue Drawing Room, Buckingham Palace, London.

Postmarked: London, May 13 [year provided from James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' Vol I].
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 268.

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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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