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Ac - Papers of Ada Clarke [née Lawrence], sister of D.H. Lawrence, and of the Clarke family, 1875-1997, in the D.H. Lawrence Collection
1 - Letters, art works, photographs and editions of books by D.H. Lawrence, given to or inherited by his sister Ada Clarke (née Lawrence); 1893-1930
1 - Correspondence between D.H. Lawrence, his family and childhood friends; 1899-1930
23-61 - Correspondence from D.H. Lawrence to Gertrude Cooper; 1903-1929
La Ac 1/1/37
Postcard from D.H. Lawrence, Como, Italy to Miss G. Cooper, c/o Mrs Clarke, Ripley, Derbyshire; 19 Aug. [1920 postmark]
19 August 1920
Confirms that he received her letter and the parcels from the Whittleys in Milan - everything was very nice, and Frieda loves the cuff studs; send thanks; discusses the weather in Italy; asks if she is having a holiday; signed 'Love DHL'.
Verso of the postcard has a picture of Lake Como.
Postmarked: Capri, 19.8.'20.
travel, D.H. Lawrence
gifts, thanks for
Written 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.
James T. Boulton and Andrew Robertson, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) vol III, pp 588.
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Dates of existence
Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer
Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence
Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence
King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence
Lawrence; Arthur John (1846-1924); father of D.H. Lawrence
Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 1950
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