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Życie prywatne Polaków w XIX wieku. Moda i styl życia. Tom 6
With the invention of the daguerreotype in 1839 the posthumous paintings previously made for the kings and the aristocracy were ousted by photography. As cameras became better and photos cheaper the popular interest in this kind of memorabilia grew wider. Interestingly enough people wanted to perpetuate not only happy families and important events, but also the dead loved ones, whose image had not been captured during their lifetime. Thus post mortem photography was developed. The most commondoi:10.18778/8088-801-2.06 fatcat:2px7eb65qfh73ow7zxom6ktxsy