Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/38
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Venice, Italy to Miss G. Cooper, c/o Mrs Clarke, Ripley, Derbyshire; 13 Oct. [1920 postmark]
Date13 October 1920
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that they leave Venice tomorrow for Florence and Rome, and hope they hope to be in Taormina by the 18th [Oct.]; reports that Frieda is flourishing after her trip to Germany; wishes they could all be in Italy for the winter; tells her that he is thinking about the coal strike.

Verso of the postcard has a picture of the Bridge of Sighs, Venice.

Postmarked: Venice, 13.X.1920.
Termtravel, Italy
travel, D.H. Lawrence
industrial unrest, miners strike
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 611.

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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
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
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