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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF002-0003 (1091)
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DIGITAL OBJECT DESCRIPTION

IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F25-SF002-0003 (1091)
TITLE:
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DATE(S):
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1903
LEVEL OF DESCRIPTION:
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Item
EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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43 x 34 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTEXT AREA

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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Handwritten prose text by Cavafy on 14 sheets and 9 double sheet notepapers. Pages 4-38 are numbered. The upper half of page 30 is typewritten. The text narrates the history of the Cavafy family from the 18th century (1728) and Peter Cavafy to the time and family of the poet, citing all known information on every person, providing more details and placing greater emphasis on the members of his own family as well as on members of other (often related) families linked to it. Cancellations; abbreviations. Interpolated words in Greek. The date indication (“1903”) is provided by the author of the text (page 19).

CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA

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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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Mostly English

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS AND TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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Writing in ink and pencil. Physical item wear: tears, holes and oxidations. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.

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10.26256/ca-sf02-s02-f25-sf002-0003
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