Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/163
TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Villa Mirenda, Scandicci, Florence to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 16 Feb. 1927
Date16 February 1927
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; has received a letter from Gertie [Cooper] in hospital; encloses a photograph of the Villa Mirenda [not present] taken by the Wilkinsons; is thrilled to hear that they are 'launching out so in business'; comments that it would be awful if Willie Hopkin had a child; mentions a visit by Millicent and Mary Beveridge and Mabel Harrison next week; signed 'Love. DHL'.
Termhealth, Gertie Cooper
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on a single sheet of cream paper; dimensions are 210 x 265mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Lindeth Vasey (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1989) vol V, pp 642-643.

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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
NA3492Hopkin; William Edward (1862-1951); prominent figure in the political and intellectual life of Eastwood1862-1951
NA3386Beveridge; Anne Millicent (1871-1955); Scottish painter1871-1955
NA75482Beveridge; Mary (fl 1926-1928); sister of Millicent Beveridgefl 1926-1928
NA75481Harrison; Mabel (fl 1924-1929); artist; friend of Millicent Beveridgefl 1924-1929
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