Document ReferenceLa H 12
TitlePostcard from D.H. Lawrence, Worksop to May Holbrook, Moorgreen, Newthorpe , Notts.; Tuesday [5 Mar. 1912]
Date5 March 1912 (c)
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDescribes Worksop as a 'rather rum old place - snied with colliers'; has just visited a pub which was crowded out; is going to the Priory [Church]; remarks that Shirebrook is 'too slow for anything'; asks after 'Bill' [William Holbrook]; signed D.H.L.

The verso of the card is a black and white photograph of Clumber Terrace Steps; the card bears a green half-penny stamp postmarked at Worksop, 5 Mar 1912 and addressed to Mrs W. Holbrook, Moorgreen, Newthorpe, Notts.
ReprodnNoteUniversity of Nottingham.
Physical DescriptionWritten in dark ink on the recto of the card; the dimensions being 88 x 137 mm; the text is written first with the card placed sideways and then turned upside down for the last four lines.
Publication NoteEdward Nehls, ed. 'D.H. Lawrence: A Composite Biography' (Madison, Wisconsin: The University of Wisconsin Press, 1959) vol III, p 623
James T. Boulton, ed. 'The Letters of D.H. Lawrence' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1979) vol I, p 371

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74674Holbrook; William (1884-); married Muriel May Chambers 1906; general stoneworker1884-
NA42Lawrence; D.H. (1885-1930); David Herbert; writer1885-1930
NA377Holbrook; Muriel May (1883-1955); Mrs; née Chambers1883-1955
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