Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Tussaud, MADAME MARIE (nee GROSHOLTZ), was born in 1760 at Berne. She learnt wax-modelling in Paris, and gave lessons to Madame Elizabeth, sister of Louis XVI. After being imprisoned during the Revolution she set up in London about the year 1802. Here she died in 1850, having laid the foundation of the present exhibition in the Marylebone Road.