Document ReferenceLa Ac 1/1/96
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Fontana Vecchia, Taormina, Sicily to Mrs L.A. Clarke, Grosvenor Road, Ripley, Derbyshire; 3 Mar. [1920]
Date3 March 1920
Extent1 item
Content DescriptionInforms her that he has found a charming house [the Fontana Vecchia], and Frieda is arriving on Saturday; signed 'love. DHL'.

A postscript provides a translation of the name of the house.

Verso of the postcard has a view of Mount Etna.

Postmarked: Taormina, Messina, 4.3.20.
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 479.

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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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