Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/105
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [Fontana Vecchia, Taormina, Sicily] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; [15 Jan. 1921 postmark]
Date15 January 1921
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that they went on a trip to Sardinia, but returned to the Fontana Vecchia last night; thanks her for the blazer, it 'looks so chic'; mentions the sunny weather, the almond blossom, and ripe oranges and lemons; has 'got a funny little thing for Jack' [her son]; signed 'Love DHL'.

Verso of the postcard has a picture of the Nuovo Palazzo Communale at Cagliari.

Postmarked: Taormina, Messina, 15.1.21.
Termtravel, Sardinia, D.H. Lawrence
gifts, thanks for
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; text is written with postcard placed vertically, address written horizontally; dimensions are 140 x 90 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Andrew Robertson (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) vol III, p 647.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA368Clarke; Ada (1887-1948); Mrs; married W.E. Clarke 1913; sister of D.H. Lawrence1887-1948
NA75073Clarke; John Lawrence (1915-1942); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1915-1942
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