Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0061 (578)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0061 (578)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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March 1913
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27.8 x 21.4 cm

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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy from Hyères, France, according to the letterhead. Paul refers to the deaths of people they both knew and expresses his own fear of dying. He informs the poet that he encloses a photograph of his. Finally, he comments on the liberation of Ioannina, as the First Balkan War is in progress. Of note is the use of English words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. (Hyères)

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Mainly Greek

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Letterhead: The English Bank Hyères France. Black ink. Watermark: Extra strong […].

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The dating of the letter is deduced from the next letter in line, which is dated 22/3/1913 and contains, among other things, a reference to the photograph sent by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy.

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