Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0018 (1748)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0018 (1748)
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Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
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29/8/1883
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20.3 x 25.3 cm

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Handwritten letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy on all sides of two bifolios. Detailed description of the author’s trip to Scotland with reference to the places he visited (Glasgow, Scottish Lochs, Edinburgh Castle, Glasgow Cathedral). Comments on the development of the cholera epidemic as well as on the Casamicciola earthquake, on the island of Ischia, Italy. Information about people from their family circle as well as the broader social circle of Alexandria. Reference to The Lady of the Lake by W. Scott. Cancellations.

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English

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Plain paper. Black ink. Indiscernible watermark. Physical item wear: small holes and tears.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Incoming correspondence
Incoming correspondence by Mike Ralli, John Rodocanachi, Stephen Schilizzi