Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley Card
Presley’s business card from his failed venture with a racquetball company.

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ELVIS PRESLEY (1935 – 1977)

American Musician and Actor

Presley was a major icon of the 20th Century, representing the emergence of Rock n Roll in the 1950s.


Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser
Nasser’s calling card from the 1950s.

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GAMAL ABDEL NASSER (1918 – 1970)

Egyptian Politician

Nasser was a towering political figure of the 20th Century. He was President of Egypt from 1956 – 1970 and oversaw the Suez Crisis.

Alphonse Daudet

Alphonse Daudet
Daudet’s calling card signed and inscribed by him.

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ALPHONSE DAUDET (1840 – 1897)

French Novelist

Daudet was a famous 19th Century author who wrote short stories (‘Letters from my Windmill’) novels (‘Fromont and Risler’) and non-fiction (‘In the Land of Pain’).

Edward Everett

Edward Everett
Everett’s calling card as Ambassador to Great Britain, around 1841.

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EDWARD EVERETT (1794 – 1865)

American Politician, Diplomat and Educator

One of America’s greatest orators, Everett spoke at the Gettysburg address right before Abraham Lincoln. He was also Governor of Massachusetts and Secretary of State.

Washington Irving

Washington Irving
Irving’s calling card when he was posted to England in 1831.

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American Author and Diplomat

One of America’s great early writers. Irving wrote such pieces as ‘Rip Van Winkle’ and ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’.