Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/57
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Fischer, Villach, Kärnten, Austria to Miss G. Cooper, The Mundesley Sanatorium, Norfolk; [11 Aug. 1927 postmark]
Date11 August 1927
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionReports that they have left the heat of Italy a week ago for the mountains of Austria; complains that he has been bedridden for a month with a bad chest; Frieda's sister is staying nearby; speculates that they will be in Austria for another fortnight, then will go on to Germany for September; signed 'DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a photograph captioned 'St Rupprecht u. Ossiacher See'.

Postmarked: Villach, 11.VIII.[19]27.
Termhealth, 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 Margaret H. Boulton with Gerald M. Lacy, eds. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VI, pp 125.

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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
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