Cavafy’s diary

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F24-0001 (1650)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S02-F24-0001 (1650)
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Cavafy’s diary
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13/6/1901-5/8/1901
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27.5 x 21.5 cm

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Handwritten diary from Cavafy’s trip to Greece during the period 13 June-5 August 1901. It is written in English, on 31 sheets of various sizes, among which letterheads of the Khedivial Mail Steamship Company, the Grand Hotel d’Angleterre in Athens, the Grand Hotels of Faliron and Patras as well as the Austrian Lloyd (Oesterreichischer Lloyd). It also includes a draft plan of the central part of the city of Patras (part of the entry of on 31 July), with the street names in Greek. The diary contains daily entries by Cavafy, in which he describes his trip by boat to and from Alexandria as well as his activities, acquaintances, social encounters and impressions from Athens and the other places he visited.

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English

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Writing in ink and pencil. Watermarks: Gouvernement Egyptien, The Original London Mill, Velo. Oxidations, holes, wears, burning.

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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“Diary of the first trip to Greece” >Α487

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