Sunday, March 27, 2011

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum Collection 2011

Madame Tussauds Wax Museum - Madame Tussauds is a famous wax museum in London with branches in several major cities. It was set up by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud was born Marie Tussaud.Marie Grosholtz in Strasbourg, France. His mother worked as a housekeeper for Dr. Philippe Curtius, who was a physician skilled in wax modeling. Curtius taught Tussaud the art of wax modeling. In 1765, Curtius made ​​waxwork of Marie-Jeanne du Barry, mistress of Louis XV's.

A casting mold which is the oldest work currently on display. The first exhibition of Curtius waxworks' show in 1770, and attracted a large audience. The exhibition moved to the Palais Royal in Paris in 1776. He opened a second location on Boulevard du Temple in 1782, which "Caverne des Grand Voleurs", as the beginning of the Chamber of Horrors later.

In July 2008, Madame Tussauds' Berlin branch became involved in controversy when a 41-year-old German man passed by two guards and decapitated a wax figure depicting Adolf Hitler's. It is believed as an act of protest against the show ruthless dictator with sports heroes, movie stars, and other historical figures. However, the statue has since been corrected and the perpetrator has admitted he attacked the statue to win the bet. Hitler's original model, unveiled at Madame Tussauds London in April 1933 is often damaged and a replacement in 1936 should be carefully guarded.

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