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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0019 (1749)
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Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
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FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
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Handwritten diary-type letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy on all sides of two bifolios. The author describes the trip of his return from England to Egypt. He gives detailed information on the sights he visited while in London (Tower of London, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Big Ben, The Monument to the Great Fire of London, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, National Gallery, British Museum, Madame Tussauds Exhibition, The International Fisheries Exhibition) and Paris (Musée des arts et métiers-Conservatoire national des arts et métiers, Notre Dame, Panthéon, Morgue de Paris). Commentary on people from their friendly circle as well as from the broader social circle of Alexandria. Reference to the cholera epidemic in Egypt. Cancellations and additions. The author’s initials at the end of the first bifolio. The date “[…] 31st Oct 1883” in the second bifolio.
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Paper with printed red monogram (“SS”). Black ink. Physical item wear: small holes.
Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.
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