Text labyrinth in buginese from 1794, via. Buginese is spoken by millions of people in Indonesia. ᨄᨘᨑᨊᨗᨀᨚᨆᨙᨋᨉᨙᨄ
Text graphics from 1763 . Free positioning of characters to make illustrations, instead of using woodcuts. From the book Medical observations and inquiries / by a Society of physicians in London.
h/t: Daryl Green
Sampler by E. Philips (1761) from the book “”Samplers and Tapestry Embroideries” by Marcus Bourne Huish (The Project Gutenberg)
Sebastien Truchet, ‘Mémoire sur les Combinaisons’ from ‘Mémoires de l’Academie Royale des Sciences‘ Paris, 1704.