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Madame Tussauds


Madame Tussauds

A skilled wax sculptor, Marie Tussaud served as art tutor to Louis XVI’s sister until the French Revolution began. During the Reign of Terror, Tussaud made death masks from heads—often those of her friends—freshly severed by the guillotine. She moved to Britain with her collection of wax models, and, in 1835, established a museum that remains a principal tourist attraction, now known as Madame Tussauds. One of its main attractions is the Chamber of Horrors. What did it originally include? More… Discuss

quotation: Popularity? It is glory’s small change. Victor Hugo


Popularity? It is glory’s small change.

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quotation: Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. Victor Hugo


 

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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

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quotation: To love another person is to see the face of God. Victor Hugo (1802-1885)


To love another person is to see the face of God.

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quotation: To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark. Victor Hugo


To learn to read is to light a fire; every syllable that is spelled out is a spark.

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quotation: Wisdom is a sacred communion. Victor Hugo (1802-1885)


Wisdom is a sacred communion.

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