Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/135
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Av. Pino Suarez #43, Oaxaca, [Mexico] to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 12 Jan. 1925
Date12 January 1925
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'my dear Sister'; speculates about travelling to England in Mar. or Apr., and Mexico City in Feb.; has been very busy writing his novel; informs her that [Dorothy] Brett isn't coming to England, she is returning to Del Monte instead; signed 'Love DHL'.

Postscript note confirms that he has ordered copies of Theatre Arts containing his essay 'Hopi Snake Dance'.

Further postscript note reads 'Mitla - Huts and natives', which refers to the photograph on the verso of the postcard.
Termindigenous peoples, Native Americans, New Mexico Pueblo Indians
travel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
publications, essays, D.H. Lawrence 'Hopi Snake Dance'
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 Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, p 197.

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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
NA3423Brett; Dorothy Eugenie (1883-1977); artist; daughter of 2nd Viscount Esher1883-1977
PL98928/Questa/Taos/New Mexico/U.S.A.
PL99117/Mexico City/Mexico
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