Document ReferenceLa B 57
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Fern Villa, Carter Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight to Louie Burrows, c o Mrs Stewart, 44 Nelson St, Barrow-in-Furness; [10 Aug. 1909]
Date10 August 1909
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionGives details to Louie Burrows about his day at the Cowes regatta and at Osborne House; recalls sailing around the island [Isle of Wight]; send his regards to Nina [Nina Stewart]; asks for arrangements to visit her in Quorn, Leicester; signed 'D.H.L.'

Bears a green half-penny stamp, postmarked in Shanklin at 8 pm, 10 Aug 1909.

Verso of card shows black and white photograph of the Mosaic Corridor at Osborne House, Isle of Wight
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of the card, which is coloured green, with the final couple of lines being squeezed into the top left corner. The dimensions are 89 x 138 mm.
Publication NoteJames T. Boulton, ed. 'Lawrence in Love' (Nottingham: University of Nottingham, 1968) pp 40-41
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 134

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74613Stewart; Nina (1886-); student at University College Nottingham 1906- 19081886-
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA366Burrows; Louisa (1888-1962); known as 'Louie'; married Frederick Heath 19411888-1962
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