Pen-pricked tracings have been used by quilters and embroidery creators for decades, though the art has pretty much died out. It allows designs to be copied. Above, a parlor game with someone using what could have been THE EDISON ELECTRIC PEN AND DUPLICATING MACHINE creates "Hand of prominent politician" which was apparently rubbed with orange chalk to create a stencil.
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One from a set of seven original pieces Collection Jim Linderman. See also ECCENTRIC FOLK ART DRAWINGS OF THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES. Available in paperback and affordable ebook HERE.