Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0044 (1689)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0044 (1689)
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Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy
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26/7/1884
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18 x 22.6 cm

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Handwritten letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy on two bifolios, with notes on all sides. Description of habits and entertainments of the time; reference to the author’s improved eyesight. Commentary on people and events related to the social circle of Alexandria. Reference to the cholera pandemic -on the occasion of a trip by a member of his family- and to the author’s impressions from the Greek warship “Navarchos Miaoulis”. (Alexandria)

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Letterhead with monogram (R I). Blue ink. Watermark: A. Pirie & Sons 1880. Physical item wear: small holes in the sheets.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Incoming correspondence
Incoming correspondence by Mike Ralli, John Rodocanachi, Stephen Schilizzi