Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/92
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, [5 Piazza Mentana, Florence, Italy] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; [4 Dec. 1919]
Date4 December 1919
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionFrieda arrived last night with £10 from Ada; informs her that they are going to Rome on the 10th [Dec.], then onto Picinisco; send forwarding address; refers to picture on verso of the postcard.

Verso of the postcard has a black and white image of the Ponte Vecchio, Florence; Lawrence stayed at the house next to the lamp-post.

Postmarked: Firenze, 5.12.[19]19.
Termtravel, D.H. Lawrence
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of a postcard; text is written with postcard placed vertically, address written horizontally; dimensions are 140 x 90 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton and Andrew Robertson (eds) 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984) vol III, pp 427-428.

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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
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