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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Kesselmatte, Gsteig b. Gstaad, Switzerland to Gertrude. Cooper; [30 Jul. 1928]
Date30 July 1928
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear G'; was glad to hear from her in Brighton; gives update about his poor health, and complains that he has trouble climbing the mountains in Switzerland; discusses photographs sent by his sister Ada of various friends and family members at a tea-party; speculates about coming to England at the end of Sep.; signed 'Love from both. DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a photgraph of Gsteig b. Gstaad and the Mittaghorn.
Termhealth, D.H. Lawrence
social occasions, tea-parties
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; text is written with postcard placed vertically; 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 481-482

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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
NA74661Krenkow; Fritz Johann Heinrich (1872-1953); married Ada Beardsall 1896; Arabic scholar1872-1953
NA74598Krenkow; Ada Rose (1868-1944); née Beardsall; maternal aunt of D.H. Lawrence married Fritz Krenkow 18961868-1944
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
PL98930/Gsteig bei Gstaad/Switzerland
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