Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0052 (427)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF001-0052 (427)
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Letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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27/8/1884
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44 x 27.5 cm

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Handwritten letter by John Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy, on the first and third pages of a double sheet letterhead of R. J. Moss & Co., Alexandria. The remaining pages are blank. Personal and social news. John gives a negative account of the character and behaviour of the British officers in Alexandria. Brief reference to the Sudan. (Alexandria)

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Writing in ink. Watermark: R. J. Moss & Co., Alexandria. Physical item wear: paper discolouration.

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The transcription and editing of the letters of John Constantine Cavafy addressed to C. P. Cavafy was first carried out by Katerina Ghika; said transcriptions were subsequently uploaded to the official website of the Cavafy Archive.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Incoming correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Incoming correspondence by John Cavafy