Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0035 (1760)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0035 (1760)
TITLE:
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Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
DATE(S):
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[1884]
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Item
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17.5 x 22.3 cm

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

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Handwritten letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy on all sides of a bifolio. Commentary on people from their friendly circle and from the broader social circle of Alexandria as well as on relevant events (title of knighthood granted to Konstantinos Zervoudakis). Information about the author’s professional activities. Cancellations.

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English

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Paper with printed monogram (“SS”). Black ink. Physical item wear: oxidations; small holes.

NOTES AREA

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The document was found placed after the letter dated 25 December 1883. Judging from the content (title of knighthood granted to Konstantinos Zervoudakis, reference to the content of a previous letter), it is concluded that the letter is most likely in the correct sequence. In any case, the item may be dated as to the year.

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