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Tussaud

Marie . 1760--1850, Swiss modeller in wax, who founded a permanent exhibition in London of historical and contemporary figures
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Celie is impetuous and rash, an often maddening but sympathetic heroine, and the tale of her survival, along with that of the Tussaud family, is all the more dramatic for the vivid and often gruesome political backdrop.
The story itself is interesting, having Celie work for historical figures like Madame Tussaud, King Louis XVI, and Marie right up until their deaths; however, it is hard to feel truly immersed in the time period.
Watch the funny Jeremy Lin video at Madame Tussaud here:
Madame Tussaud came to Britain in the early 19th century alongside a travelling exhibition of revolutionary relics and effigies of public heroes and rogues.
And pride of place went to Madame Marie Tussaud, whose own wax figure was first created in 1842.
The drainage system is directly behind and to the southwest of Josephine Tussaud, home to more than 100 wax figures.
The continuing revolutions of 1830 and 1848 kept interest in the French Revolution high, and Thomas Carlyle and Charles Dickens continued what Tussaud had begun.
SINCE MY HISTORY OF Madame Tussaud appeared in 2003, there have been two more books about her, while a paperback edition of my own (Madame Tussaud and the History of Waxworks) appeared in August 2006.
1850: Death of Marie Tussaud, Swiss-born modeller who established the world-famous waxworks in London in 1835.
By relying on Madame Tussaud's own published memoirs and various contemporary sources, the author is able to bring back the excitement and horror of this period and the subsequent growth of the Tussaud exhibition when it was finally established in London.
Marie Tussaud (nee Grosholz; 1761-1850) served her apprenticeship as a wax sculptor in Paris with her `uncle' Philippe Curtius.
1761 - Madame Marie Tussaud, waxworks modeller, was born in Strasbourg 1887 - Beeton's Christmas Annual went on sale.