Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/127
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [Lobo Ranch?, New Mexico, U.S.A.] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; 30 Jul. [1924]
Date30 July 1924
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionWonders why he hasn't heard from her; enquires whether she has received the bracelet he sent for her birthday [16 Jun.]; asks whether she went to Wembley [for the British Empire Exhibition]; asks if baby's moccasins fitted him [refers to Ada's younger son William Herbert Clarke].

Verso of the postcard has a photograph 'Taos Indians ready for their race - a ritual race'.

Postmarked: Valdez, Jul. 31 1924.
Termgifts, birthday
gifts, clothes
gifts, jewellery
indigenous peoples, Native Americans
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 Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, p 85.

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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
NA3537Clarke; William Herbert (1923-); son of Ada Clarke née Lawrence1923-
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