Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/36
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Capri, Italy to Miss G. Cooper, c/o Mrs Clarke, Ripley, Derbyshire; 25 Feb. [1920 postmark]
Date25 February 1920
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionConfirms he received her letter; discusses the weather in Italy, and wishes they could all be there; reports that tomorrow he will be going by sea to Sicily from Naples; asks her to tell Ada [Clarke, née Lawrence] that he sent £2 to Emily [King, neé Lawrence] for father; hopes she is better; signed DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a view of Capri taken from the funicular railway.

Postmarked: Capri, 26.2.'20.
Termtravel, Sicily, D.H. Lawrence
travel, D.H. Lawrence
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 and Andrew Robertson, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) vol III, pp 477-478.

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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
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA74614Lawrence; Arthur John (1846-1924); father of D.H. Lawrence1846-1924
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