"Downward movement of England, of South Africa, downtrodden millions" Read the full letter
|Letter Reference||Olive Schreiner: Georgiana Solomon MSC 26/2.13.6|
|Archive||National Library of South Africa, Special Collections, Cape Town|
|Letter Date||30 December 1918|
|Address From||9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Westminster, London|
|Address To||Clarensville, Patterson Road, Hampstead, London|
|Who To||Georgiana Solomon|
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The manuscript of this letter by Olive Schreiner belongs to the Archive referenced above; its ownership of the original should be acknowledged by referencing the letter as indicated: Copyright transcription: © Olive Schreiner Letters Project. This transcription can be freely used as long as copyright is acknowledged and it is referenced using the following citation: ‘Olive Schreiner to Georgiana Solomon, 30 December 1918, NLSA Cape Town, Special Collections, Olive Schreiner Letters Project transcription’. Please also supply letter line numbers for specific quotations.
The Project is grateful to the National Library of South Africa (NLSA), Cape Town, for kindly allowing us to transcribe this Olive Schreiner postcard, which is part of its Special Collections. The date has been derived from the postmark on this postcard, and the address it was sent to is on its front. Schreiner was resident at Porchester Place from early April 1917 until August 1920, when she left Britain for South Africa.