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TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [Great Yarmouth, Norfolk] to Mrs Lydia Lawrence, Lynn Croft, Eastwood; [12 Jun. 1905 postmark]
Date12 June 1905
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionReports that they have come down by boat, and find it is such a jolly little place! Mentions that [his sister] Ada is dispensing tea while they are writing; it has been a 'ripping day' and the sea is lovely; signed 'D.H.L.'.

Verso of the postcard has a photograph of a fishing boat at Gorleston entitled 'Returning Home' by J. Liffen.

Postmarked: Great Yarmouth, 12 Ju. '05.
Termtravel, D.H. Lawrence
holidays, Norfolk, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil 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, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, pp 27

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA386Lawrence; Lydia (1852-1910); Mrs; née Beardsall; mother of D.H. Lawrence1852-1910
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
PL98544/Great Yarmouth/Norfolk/England
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