Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0032 (1680)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0032 (1680)
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Letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy
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7/4/1884
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27.2 x 21.8 cm

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Handwritten letter by Mike Ralli to Cavafy on three sheets, with notes until the recto of the last. The author describes in detail the vision problems he faces and gives detailed information on the treatment he is undergoing and the medication he is receiving; he suggests that Cavafy consult with doctor upon his return. Reference to the spectacles available in Alexandria, and in particular to an operetta that was performed; to persons related to the social circle of the city as well as to entertainment habits. The matter of Cavafy’s return to Egypt is discussed anew. (Alexandria)

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Letterhead: Ant. M. Ralli Alexandria, Egypt. Black ink. Watermark: W J & Co Extra Strong 3009. Physical item wear: oxidations; holes in all 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