Letter by Sp. Kontogiannis to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF003-0008 (1215)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF003-0008 (1215)
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Letter by Sp. Kontogiannis to Cavafy
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28/11/1887
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27 x 20.9 cm

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Kontogiannis, Spyros

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Handwritten letter by Spyros Kontogiannis, Hellenic Navy cadet, to Cavafy in a bifolio with notes on all sides. It is a reply by the sender to a letter he had received from Cavafy. The sender comments on social entartainment in Alexandria and Athens, he mentions his trip to Tunis and asks Cavafy to send him photographs of locals as well as of women. Of note is the frequent use of French words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. (Athens)

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Mainly Greek

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Plain paper. Black ink. Physical item wear: oxidations; small holes in the folding points; tear in the paper.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Incoming correspondence
Incoming correspondence by various authors