Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/95
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Amalfi, [Italy] to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; 27 Jan. [1920]
Date27 January 1920
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that they have come on a trip to the mainland because the postal and railway strike makes work impossible; provides description of the former monastery where they are staying [see picture on reverse of postcard], and also of the coast they passed on the journey; signed 'Love DHL'.

In a postscript written upside down at top of main body of text, he complains again about the postal strike, and mentions that they return to Capri in 2 days time.

Verso of the postcard has a black and white image captioned 'Amalfi - Hôtel dei Cappuccini - Il Chiostro del 1200'.

Postmarked: Amalfi, Salerno, 28.1.20[?].
Termindustrial unrest, strikes
travel, 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, p 464.

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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
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