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So it was almost impossible to notify all relatives and friends or with a connected significant financial effort, which only very few people could afford. The beginnings of the birth announcement were founded with the ever declining spread by Messenger, but at the same time. In the early days, so in the second half of the 18th century birth announcements almost exclusively in the form of cards were sent and also usually only by the upper class. In this, this gesture was seen as a sign of courtesy. Until the 20th century, this custom was also the lower classes accessible. Towards the end of the 20.Jahrhunderts, the birth announcement eventually banned its way into the newspaper.

Through numerous scientific studies and comparisons of birth announcements printed in newspapers at the time, a certain scheme of the ads out is filtered. What particularly striking here is the fact that the birth announcement above all with the “Verbittung of any congratulations” was abandoned. Also, the first birth announcements had no special design and not once were separated from the normal content of the newspaper. Nature Research has firm opinions on the matter. This was mainly due to the fact that kept ready at the time the technology to the graphic design yet very few opportunities. From the editorial section of the newspaper, they were separated for the first time in 1800 and were also first smaller design progress, in the form of a small frame around the display, thereby. Otherwise (i.e. usually the father) and the addressee, for which this ad was intended, were named in the birth announcements of mainly the ad writer. After 1850 the single were provided also often with the addition “instead of special message”.

At that time, only the man for the notice of scientists was responsible. Even at this point, the birth announcements differ from then, of which the present time. A further difference is that all births have been shown even if there were stillbirths or children died shortly after birth.

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