Monday, January 31, 2011

Potter's Wax Museum- Queen Isabella I of Castile


This photo shows the wax figure of Queen Isabella I of Castile. Known as the financier of Columbus, Queen Isabella helped unify Spain. Her investment in the voyage of Columbus brought Spain out of bankruptcy and back into prominence in Europe.

A close up of the queen. It was also during her reign that the Spanish Inquisition began.

Visit the Potter's Wax Museum's website here.

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Denver Wax Museum- Richard Nixon


Here's a shot from the Denver Wax Museum of President Richard Nixon. The figure is fairly accurate, and doesn't look as generic as some lower quality presidential wax figures. If you want to see many of the figures from this defunct museum, make sure you visit the Forney Museum of Transportation in Denver Colorado.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Country Music Wax Museum- Rod Brasfield


This photo shows Grand Ole Opry comedic legend Rod Brasfield. Although he died young, 48 years old, Brasfield made a huge impression on the country music scene by being the main comedian at the Opry. He partnered with Minnie Pearl, and they both shared the spotlight. He died in 1958 due to heart failure.


Saturday, January 08, 2011

Tussaud's London Wax Museum- Founding Fathers

Standing at this table in the Tussaud's London Wax Museum are three wax figures of our nation's founding fathers. From left to right are; John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin. The London Wax Museum had an eclectic array of figures, but the majority were historical. This was one of the more modest sets.

A close up of the John Adams figure. Nice detail in the face.

Thomas Jefferson, another great design.

A close up of Benjamin Franklin.
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