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TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Beau Rivage, Bandol [France] to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 19 Dec. 1928
Date19 December 1928
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; has ordered her and Emily copies of 'Lady Chatterley' from Florence; mentions visits from Rhys Davies, and also [Percy Reginald] Stephensen, who will publish a book containing reproductions of his paintings; speculates about possible visits from Frieda's daughter Elsa [Seaman] and her 'Teddy' [Bernal Edward de Martelly Seaman]; sends gifts and money for Ada's sons; signed 'love. DHL'.
Termpublications, novels, D.H. Lawrence 'Lady Chatterley's Lover'
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
publications, selections, 'The Paintings of D.H. Lawrence'
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on both sides of a sheet of pale blue paper; dimensions are 130 x 210mm.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, p 76.

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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
NA3378Seaman; Elsa (1902-1985); née Weekley; daughter of Frieda and Ernest Weekley1902-1985
NA74915Seaman; Bernal Edward de Martelly (1900-1990); known as 'Teddy; married Elsa Weekley 19291900-1990
NA74698Davies; Rhys (1901-1978); Welsh writer1901-1978
NA5386Stephensen; Percy Reginald (1901-1965); manager of Fanfrolico Press London1901-1965
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