Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/238
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [Ad Astra, Vence, France] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Broadway, Ripley, Derbyshire; [27 Feb. 1930]
Date27 February 1930
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that he is feeling no worse; they are moving into a house in Vence on Saturday, and he is having a nurse; reports that [Dorothy] Warren is holding onto his pictures for a while because the Aga Khan is interested in exhibiting them in Paris; signed 'love DHL'.

Verso of the postcard features a photograph of the Ad Astra at Vence.

Postmarked: Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, 28.-2.30; contains one stamp.
Termexhibitions, art, D.H. Lawrence
art, paintings, D.H. Lawrence
health, D.H. Lawrence
hospitals, sanatoriums
Physical DescriptionWritten in 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 NoteKeith Sagar and James T. Boulton 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991) vol VII, pp 652-653.

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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
NA372Warren; Dorothy Cecil Wynter (1896-1954)1896-1954
NA74700Aga Khan (1877-1957); Sultan Sir Mohammed Shah; Muslim leader1877-1957
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