Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/155
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Sligachan, Isle of Skye to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Ravenstone, George Street, Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire; [17 Aug. 1926 postmark]
Date17 August 1926
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that it is very lovely [on the Isle of Skye]; they sailed from Mallaig on the mainland, and hope to go to Newtonmore tomorrow; signed 'DHL'.

Verso of the postcard contains a photograph of Highland Cattle in Glen Sligachan.

Postmarked: Slighachen, 17 Au. and Ripley, 20 Au. 26.

Note that Ripley address has been crossed through, and replaced with Mablethorpe address.
Termtravel, plans, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in pencil and black 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 511.

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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
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