Letter by Cavafy to C. Photiadès

GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F34-0005 (2117)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF03-F34-0005 (2117)
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Letter by Cavafy to C. Photiadès
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10/5/1932
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25 x 16 cm

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Handwritten letter by Cavafy to Constantin Photiadès on both sides of a sheet. The poet thanks the author for the despatch of his book on Cagliostro. He praises the work, refers to the effort apparently put in by the the author and quotes short excerpts in French. Accompanied by envelope with the recipient’s address in Paris as well as the sender’s address on the verso. (Alexandria).

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Mainly Greek

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Paper. Writing in ink.

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The archive also contains a draft of the letter (see item GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0032).

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Cavafy refers to an interview of C. Photiadès to Spryros Melas, published in the newspaper Ethnos in 1928. In this interview Photiadès praises Cavafy’s poems.

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