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TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 20 Nov. 1926
Date20 November 1926
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; discusses Gertie [Cooper]'s illness; has heard that the miners' strike is over; the 300 Club production of 'David' has been postponed until Mar., but they will do a production of 'The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd' in Dec; enquires whether she would like tickets to see the play with Millicent Beveridge; he will probably come to England in Feb. to see 'David'; describes his new oil painting; their neighbours the Wilkinsons have gone to Florence; signed 'Love! DHL'.
Termindustrial unrest, strikes, miners strike of 1926
health, Gertie Cooper
dramatic productions, plays, D.H. Lawrence 'David'
dramatic productions, plays, D.H. Lawrence 'The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd'
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of cream ribbed paper; dimensions are 110 x 175mm
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 578-579.

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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
NA74593Cooper; Gertrude (1885-1942); known as 'Gertie' or 'Grit'; childhood friend of D.H. Lawrence1885-1942
NA74793Wilkinson; Arthur Gair (1882-1957); painter and puppeteer1882-1957
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
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