Pictorial bar chart is a type of bar chart that custimzed glyph (like images, SVG PathData) can be used instead of rectangular bar. This kind of chart is usually used in infographic.

Built-in symbols

y <- rnorm(10, 10, 2)
df <- data.frame(
  x = 1:10,
  y = y,
  z = y - rnorm(10, 5, 1)
)

df %>% 
  e_charts(x) %>% 
  e_bar(z, barWidth = 10) %>% 
  e_pictorial(y, symbol = "rect", symbolRepeat = TRUE, z = -1,
    symbolSize = c(10, 4)) %>% 
  e_theme("westeros") %>% 
  e_title("Built-in symbols")

SVG path

Images