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Typographic faces in The Strand magazine, England, March 1909. from yesterdaysprint

The bottom ones are very similar to these emoticons from 1881.

In the 1870′s, Brooklyn Furniture Company spent more on ads than any other furniture company. And they did plenty of text graphics!

More in this ASCII-detective story.

ASCII-style typewriter art in a 1944 ad for correspondence schools. From here, via ascii-art

Visual poem by H.C Dodge, 1893. See the full page here. via ASCII art.