Jerzy Kosinski

Jerzy Kosinski
Kosinski’s personal business card from the late 1970s.

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JERZY KOSINSKI (1933 – 1991)

Polish-American Author

Kosinski is known for his novels ‘The Painted Bird’, ‘Being There’ and ‘Steps’, which was awarded the National Book Award in 1969. Suffering multiple illnesses and accusations of plagiarism, he committed suicide at age 57.

Edward Drozniak

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Drozniak’s calling card as Poland’s Ambassador to the United States. It is also signed by him.

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EDWARD DROZNIAK (1902 – 1966)

Polish Economist and Politician

Drozniak was President of the National Bank of Poland during the 1940s and 1950s. Between 1961 and 1966 he was Poland’s Ambassador to the United States of America.

Nelson Rockefeller

Nelson A Rockefeller
Rockefeller’s Calling Card as Governor of New York. He was elected Governor between 1959-1973.

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NELSON ROCKEFELLER (1908 – 1979)

American Businessman and Politician

Rockefeller was a prominent member of the famous and wealthy Rockefeller family. He was elected Governor of New York throughout the 1960s and afterwards became the Vice-President of the United States under Gerald Ford between 1974-1977. He was an art collector who also became President of the Museum of Modern Art.

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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WASHINGTON IRVING (1783 – 1859)

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’.