Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/33
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence [Glashütte, Germany] to Miss G. Cooper, Lynn Croft, Eastwood, Nottinghamshire; [8 Aug. 1912 postmark]
Date8 August 1912
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionReports that he is walking over into the Tyrol from Germany; last night he got lost in the mountains and had to sleep in a hay-hut; mentions that he is writing from a hunter's cottage; requests her to wite to him at Mayrhofen, Zillertal, Tirol; signed 'Love - and to F[rances]. Yrs D.H. Lawrence'.

Note that the section of the pastcard containing the stamp has been torn away, and is missing.

Verso of the postcard has a photograph of the Café Hubertus, Glashü[tte].

Postmarked: Kufstein, 8 VIII '12.
Termtravel, to Austria
travel, Germany
travel, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue 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 432.

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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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