Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Historical Business Cards

hero4.jpg
hero5.jpg
hero1.jpg
hero2.jpg
hero3.jpg

In the modern world, even Albert Einstein would have had to have put up with a bit of networking. And William Shakespeare would probably have had to attend a few seminars to try and persuade a publisher to take a chance on his new stories.

Online print and stationary company moo.com have created these fantastic letterheads and business cards, to imagine how the great communicators and thinkers of the past would have presented themselves to potential clients and contacts.

Ernest Hemmingway, Benjamin Franklin, Charles Darwin and many more are all represented below with appropriate branding; they'd have probably been pretty good value on Twitter too.

(Images: moo.com)

Related

businesscard.jpg

Tetris-playing business card

breaking bad card.jpg

If TV characters used business cards

ChairResizeHERO.jpg

20 Coolest Business Cards

bcard4.jpg

The World's Most Expensive Business Card

c3poHERO.jpg

Star Wars Business Cards

Untitled-2.jpg

Fictional Business Cards

Comments

More

The Daily Mash and the BBC are teaming up for a new satire show

It'll be helmed by the up-and-coming stand-up Nish Kumar

by Tom Mendelsohn
24 Mar 2017

They've invented a new type of humblebrag and it's just as bad as the

You definitely know one of these people

by Tom Mendelsohn
24 Mar 2017

A real-life Jurassic Park is coming to the UK this summer

Get ready to be scared shitless

by Matt Tate
24 Mar 2017

The Daily Mail have finally lost the plot with their latest front page

We should ban Google apparently

by Dave Fawbert
24 Mar 2017

Charlton Athletic unveil touching tribute to PC Keith Palmer

Police officer killed in London attack was a keen football fan

by Dave Fawbert
23 Mar 2017

This retired racehorse has absolutely zero chill

"Woah Shamrock"

by Matt Tate
22 Mar 2017

This Monopoly board show how much it actually costs to live in London

Oh well, renting forever

by Gary Ogden
22 Mar 2017

This 'new catnip' will get your cat off its tits

Thanks science

by Emily Reynolds
22 Mar 2017

Everyone is mad about Mary Berry's pie

No soggy bottoms here

by Emily Reynolds
22 Mar 2017

Spare a thought for the Cadbury social media manager

Guess what? The internet is wrong again

by Emily Reynolds
22 Mar 2017