Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/62
TitlePostcard from Frieda Lawrence, [Taormina, Sicily] to Miss Gertie Cooper, c/o Mrs Ada Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; [16 Dec. 1920 postmark]
Date16 December 1920
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'Dear Gerty'; comfirms that she has had some hankies made for for her by the girls who did the bonnet for Pamela's baby; they won't be finished by Christmas, but she will send them as soon as they are done; wishes her a pleasant Christmas, and reports that they are having 'gay times at present'; signed 'With love to all. Frieda'.

Verso of the postcard has a view of the entrance to the Palazzo Corvaia, Taormina.

Postmarked: Taormina, Messina, 16.12.[19]20.
Termcelebrations, Christmas greetings
gifts, Christmas
gifts, hankies
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; text and address are written with card placed horizontally; dimensions are 140 x 90 mm.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA382King; Emily Una (1882-1962); Mrs; née Lawrence; known as 'Pamela'; married Samuel King 1904; sister of D.H. Lawrence1882-1962
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
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