Draft letter to Aristeidis Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F21-0013 (458)
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IDENTITY AREA

REFERENCE CODE:
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F21-0013 (458)
TITLE:
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Draft letter to Aristeidis Cavafy
DATE(S):
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[1889]
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Item
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27.1 x 13.5 cm

FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA

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Handwritten texts on five sheets, including the draft letter by Charikleia Cavafy to Aristeidis Cavafy, from the 1889 correspondence series, split in two parts. The first part includes three documents (two sheets and a bifolio with a printed crest “For Christ and Caesar” [in Greek], with notes on all sides). The second part includes two pieces of cut sheets (one of which with text on both sides) and contains additions to the first part. C. P. Cavafy is referred to as a third person. Cancellations, emendations and abbreviations. Use of English and French words and phrases. Reference to the matter of the continuing absence of Aristeidis Cavafy abroad and to the need for his return, as well as to financial matters.

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LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT NOTES:
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Mainly Greek

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Letterheaded papers and notepaper. Black ink. Seal with crest “For Christ and Caesar”. Physical item wear: oxidations; small hole in part of one sheet; the first sheet has been torn at the folding point.

NOTES AREA

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“For Christ and Caesar” is the motto on the Cavafy family crest.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Correspondence among members of the Cavafy family, and of members of the family with third parties