Letter by Ch. Cavafy to John Cavafy and C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF003-0014 (1115)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF003-0014 (1115)
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Letter by Ch. Cavafy to John Cavafy and C. P. Cavafy
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11/6/1897
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23 x 18 cm

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Handwritten letter by Charikleia Cavafy to her sons, Constantine and John, on all four pages of a bifolio with mourning border. The two siblings are in London and are preparing to return to Alexandria via Paris and Marseilles. Charikleia refers to her correspondence with her sons and their return. She also conveys news about the weather and social life in Alexandria, and expresses her concern about the typhoid outbreak in Marseilles. Interpolated words and phrases in English and French. (Alexandria)

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Mainly Greek

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Writing in ink. Physical item wear: oxidations.

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