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marie tussaud

  • n  French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax models; in 1835 she opened a permanent waxworks exhibition in London (1761-1850)
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  • Grand Opening for Madame Tussauds at Fisherman's Wharf
    Sculptor Madame Marie Tussaud created her first wax figure in Bern, Switzerland back in 1777. Her first representation was an 18th century version of a celebrity, a likeness of the witty French author/philosopher Voltaire. Contributor: Laurie Jo Miller Farr Published: Apr 20, 2014
    April 27, 2014 - Associated Content

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