Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/150
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Spotorno [Italy] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Gee Street, Ripley; [19 Apr. 1926 postmark]
Date30 March 1926
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionWas glad to receive her letter; his health is better; informs her that they leave for Florence tomorrow and sends forwarding address; speculates that Frieda will go to Baden with her daughters, but he will stay in Italy until July; signed 'DHL'.

Requests in postscript that she send 'one of those photographs' to Giovanni Rossi at the Villa Bernarda.

Verso of the postcard contains a photograph of Spotorno; and a note claiming that he never received her letter sent to Capri.

Postmarked: Spotorno, Genova, 19.4.26.
Termtravel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
health, D.H. Lawrence
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; some text is crossed through.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, p 432.

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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
NA169Lawrence; Frieda (1879-1956); née von Richthofen; married Ernest Weekley 1899 D.H. Lawrence 1914 Antonio Ravagli 19501879-1956
NA77661Rossi; Giovanni (fl 1926); friend of D.H. Lawrence in Spotornofl 1926
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