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Letter ReferenceOlive Schreiner: Havelock Ellis 2006.29/20
ArchiveNational English Literary Museum, Grahamstown
Epistolary TypePostcard
Letter Date After Start: December 1886 ; Before End: March 1887
Address FromMontreux, Switzerland
Address To
Who ToHavelock Ellis
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The Project is grateful to the National English Literary Museum (NELM) for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Manuscript Collections. This postcard does not have a stamp, postmark or address on it. On its front is a sepia-tinted picture of Montreux, Clarens showing buildings at the lake?s edge. Schreiner stayed in Montreux from the end of December 1886 to mid March 1887.
1 Hotel Roth is the large square house close to the lake with the
2brown along the top. I have pricked a hole with m a needle just were
3my window is. You will see it if you hold it up to the light. ^I always
4walk up & down on the path you on the edge of the lake, going up from
5Hotel Roth.^
7 ^The house Byron lived in is in the one just behind Hotel Roth. Now
8it’s all write with snow. X this spot is the scene of Rousseau’s
Schreiner?s final insertion is written on the front of this postcard, in the border of the picture.