Album of approximately 450 signed cards, 1890-1900, featuring signatures of political, artistic, theatrical, and scientific figures, including: JULES VERNE (ANS), JOHANN STRAUSS (AMQS), GIUSEPPI VERDI (AMQS), MARK TWAIN, THOMAS EDISON, ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL, HENRIK IBSEN, FERDINAND DE LESSEPS, QUEEN LILIUOKALANI, NIKOLA TESLA, LEO TOLSTOY, HENRI DE SASSURE, RUTHERFORD B HAYES (and his cabinet), ANDREW CARNEGIE, C.D. TIFFANY, GROVER CLEVELAND (and his cabinet), BENJAMIN HARRISON (and his cabinet), FREDERICK DOUGLASS, ROBERT LINCOLN, HENRY CABOT LODGE, FITZHUGH LEE, BENJAMIN BUTLER, WILLIAM MCKINLEY, W.T. SHERMAN, W.S. ROSENCRANZ, J.M. SCHOFIELD, DAVID D. PORTER, DANIEL BUTTERFIELD, WADE HAMPTON P.G.T. BEAUREGARD, JAMES LONGSTREET, JUBAL EARLY, THEODORE ROOSEVELT, SUSAN B. ANTHONY, ELIZABETH CADY STANTON, MARY E. WALKER ("the first woman who attempted to vote"), OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, GEORGE BANCROFT, LEW WALLACE, WILLIAM DEAN HOWES, GEORGE W. CABLE, SARAH ORNE JEWETT, HARRIET BEECHER STOWE, JULIA WARD HOWE, R.L. GATLING, CLARA BARTON, NELSON A. MILES, VARINA JEFFERSON DAVIS, FREDERICK REMINGTON, CECIL RHODES and others, including statesmen from Great Britain, Iceland, Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Argentina, Portugal, Russia, Japan, Hawaii, and China. Nearly all laid down to album pages, a few loose, some offset to many examples, particularly the American statesmen.