Draft letter by Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0033 (477)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0033 (477)
TITLE:
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Draft letter by Cavafy
DATE(S):
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23/1/1920
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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42.8 x 27.6 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTEXT AREA

NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy, probably to his brother John, in two double sheet notepapers. The last two pages are blank. Reference to the journal Grammata and to persons supporting Cavafy’s poetic work as well as to members of his family. Number “3” in one of the pages. Cancellations and emendations; abbreviations.

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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Greek

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Double sheet notepaper. Pencil. Watermark: Dickinson Bond 1804 Made at Croxley. Physical item wear: small holes in various parts of one of the sheets; part of it has been torn off at the folding point.

NOTES AREA

NOTE:
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For John Cavafy’s reply, see the Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters