Madame Tussaud




    Biography Carving

    Madame Tussaud

    A Life and a Time

    Teresa Ransom

    Sutton 2003

    Hardback 272pp Illustrated

    9780750927659   Product Code: 58979

    The wax modelling skills of Madame Marie Tussaud (1761-1850) made her a popular sensation in 19th century Britain: but who was the woman behind the name? Teresa Ransom's absorbing biography tells the story of the brave and imaginative young artisan, who, despite working for the French royal family, managed to survive the revolution by making likenesses of its victims' severed heads, and who fled a disastrous marriage to finally make her reputation and fortune by exhibiting her work in London.

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