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TitleLetter from D.H. Lawrence, Hotel Löwen, Lichtental, Baden-Baden, Germany to his sister [Ada Clarke]; 12 Aug. 1929
Date12 August 1929
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAddresses her as 'My dear Sister'; is glad she's having a good time on holiday [in Bridlington]; comments that his mother-in-Law, Anna von Richthofen is being 'nicer' now; gives an update on Frieda's bad foot, and how being in Germany makes her depressed and nervous; informs her that his chest is still bad, and his doctor has recommended that they move to the sea; discusses the legal case relating to the exhibition of his paintings in London, and is insulted by the reaction of the British newspapers; enquires whether she would be able to store some of the paintings for him; mentions celebrations for Frieda's 50th birthday; signed 'Love to you all. DHL'.
Termhealth, Frieda Lawrence
health, D.H. Lawrence
art, paintings, censorship of
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
celebrations, birthdays, Frieda Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in blue ink on one sheet of lined paper, folded to form 2 folios; dimensions are 285 x 180mm.
Publication NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, pp 421-422.

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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
NA3382Richthofen; Anna von (1851-1930); Baroness; mother of Frieda Lawrence1851-1930
NA372Warren; Dorothy Cecil Wynter (1896-1954)1896-1954
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