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- A gallery of realistic figures of famous persons.
1851, John Delaware Lewis, Across the Atlantic, page 26:
- The vestibule or entrance hall is a Madame Tussaud's on a small scale, containing the trial of Christ, the Siamese-twins, St. Paul incarcerated
1896, Halliwell Sutcliffe, , page 73:
- .... the other consisted of a Madame Tussaud's galaxy of lay figures, with straw-colored hair and waxy, pink- and-white cheeks.