Описание презентации по отдельным слайдам:
Madame Tussaud’s museum is a world famous waxworks museum which is situated in London. The museum has its branches in a number of major cities of the world. .
This is the latest Madame Tussaud’s self-portrait.
Marie Tussaud was a French artist known for her wax sculptures. She was born in France in the 18th century. Her Farther was a soldier. He was killed in the Seven Year’s War just two months before Marie was born. Her mother was a housekeeper for Dr. Phillippe Curtius, who was a skilled physician in wax modelling. Curtius taught Marie the art of wax modelling. She started to work for him and showed a lot of talent. During the French Revolution, Marie made death masks of royalty and decapitated revolutionaries. When Curtius died in 1794, he left his collection of waxworks to Marie.
Madame Tussaud went to London in 1802. She travelled with her collection throughout Great Britain and Ireland. She established her first permanent exhibition in Baker Street in 1835. Now Madame Tussaud’s wax museum is one of the major tourist attractions in London.
Here you can meet famous artists, singers, sportsmen, great characters of history and art. Just have a look!