Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/54
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Italy to Gertrude Cooper; 16 Feb. 1927
Date16 February 1927
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Gertie'; thanks her for the cheerful letter, and mentions that he has already written to her doctor, Dr Pearson, for looking after her; discusses an enclosed photograph of the Villa Mirenda taken by their neighbours the Wilkinsons [not present], and describes the spring flowers in Scandicci; reports a forthcoming social visit from his friends Miss Beveridge and Miss Harrison; send love from himself and Frieda; signed 'Love! DHL'.
Termhealth, Gertrude Cooper
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a single sheet of lightly ribbed cream paper; dimensions are 210 x 265 mm; watermarked in bottom corner.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1987) vol V, pp 643-644.

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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
NA77567Pearson; Sidney Vere (1875-1950); Dr; Senior Physician at Mundesley Sanatorium1875-1950
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
NA75481Harrison; Mabel (fl 1924-1929); artist; friend of Millicent Beveridgefl 1924-1929
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
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