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GR-OF CA CA-SF01-S01-F01-SF001-0035 (142)
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“In the Cemetery”
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Two ruled sheets, initially affixed together. On one side of the first sheet, manuscript of the poem “In the Cemetery”, not in Cavafy’s handwriting. The crossed out number “24” and date indication (“May 1893”) at top left. The handwritten signature “C. P. Cavafy”, in pencil, at bottom right. On the other side manuscript of the poem “The Lagid’s Hospitality”, not in Cavafy’s handwriting either. On one side of the second sheet, the poem “Alexandrian Merchant” handwritten by Cavafy. crossed out untitled poem, also handwritten by Cavafy, on the other side. Number “23” at top right. The sides of the sheets with the poems “The Lagid’s Hospitality” and “Alexandrian Merchant” were initially pasted together. The titles have been underlined and there is a line in red ink below the poems.
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Writing in ink and pencil. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien. Physical item wear: two sheets with traces of glue that have undergone restoration; the central portion of their upper part has been cut off.
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RELATED WORKS BY C. P. CAVAFY:
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“In the Cemetery” >Α524
“The Lagid’s Hospitality” >Α524
“Alexandrian Merchant” >Α524
“[The Four Walls of My Room] >Α524
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The crossed out untitled handwritten poem is “The Four Walls of My Room”.
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