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ASCII art by Frederick Hammersley, 1969. Made on an IBM-computer (which used EBCDIC and not ASCII encoding), and:

The alphanumeric characters we could ‘draw’ with were: the alphabet, ten numerals and eleven symbols, such as periods, dashes, slashes, etc….

h/t: Robert Doerfler

ANSI & ASCII art printed (as text) on a standard receipt printer, thanks to Burps/FUEL. Full video.

“A dude”, 1886. Published in the poetry section of the January issue of The Undergraduate, Middlebury’s newspaper. Source, via.

yesterdaysprint:

Chariton Courier, Keytesville, Missouri, December 23, 1904

Hey let’s call this the first Unicode art because it combines “emojis” and typographical characters?

Written graphics from 1892. First two by T.F. Adams, the next one by Frank Baunelle, and the final one by an unknown artist. via James Ryan.

Glenn Fleishman found a 1916 emoji story in this book.

Washington Post, May 1922. Via Yesterday’s Print.


Emoticons from 1893, published in the German Kreisblatt für den Kreis Malmedy. h/t Gleb Albert.

yesterdaysprint:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Missouri, January 21, 1910

 

“You didn’t know that Compuserve sold posters of ASCII Art in 1981 but now you do.” / Jason Scott