Typographic faces in The Strand magazine, England, March 1909. from yesterdaysprint
The bottom ones are very similar to these emoticons from 1881.
Chariton Courier, Keytesville, Missouri, December 23, 1904
Hey let’s call this the first Unicode art because it combines “emojis” and typographical characters?
Jacob Gordin’s micrography, made around 1900. Micrography is like Jewish ASCII, only it was invented about 1200 years ago..
Siebenburgisch-Sachsische Leinenstickerei Dritte verbesserte Auflage Hermannstadt, Kunstverlag Jos. Drotleff [c.1900, 19 plates]. Via.