1906 July - COVER - THE DELINEATOR - Independence Day - 4th of July, U.S.A. - Design by Guernsey Moore by carlylehold

In the early 1900s, people loved collecting their family’s and friends’ signatures in autograph books. This evolved into collecting ghost signatures, which were made by signing a piece of paper with slow-drying ink and then quickly folding the sheet over to create a personalized inkblot. Source