Draft letter by Cavafy to unknown recipient

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0005 (968)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F17-SF003-0005 (968)
TITLE:
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Draft letter by Cavafy to unknown recipient
DATE(S):
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[1898]
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Item
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27 x 21.5 cm

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

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Handwritten draft letter by Cavafy to an unidentified recipient, on the first, second and fourth last pages of a bifolio. The poet mentions a flower exhibition taking place in Alexandria, the wedding of a member of the Synadinos family, in which Penelope Delta also participated as well as to the unexpected death of a common acquaintance of theirs. Extensive use of abbreviations.

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English

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Writing in ink. Physical item wear: oxidations. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.

NOTES AREA

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On the basis of its content (reference to the wedding of Tereza Synadinou), the draft letter may be dated to 1898.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters
Drafts and copies of letters addressed to various recipients