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America in wax: An armchair tour visiting the famous people and fascinating events, from the earliest explorers to the present, as captured in wax ... the United States, Canada, and abroad ebook

by Gene Gurney


Real people photos include Lord Louis Mountbatten, Jerry Lewis, Kirk Douglas, Dan Rowan and Dick Martin.

Wax sculpture ranks as one of the more ancient of the art forms that have fascinated the human race over .

Wax sculpture ranks as one of the more ancient of the art forms that have fascinated the human race over the centuries. The real Jerry Lewis examines Jerry Lewis the wax Nutty Professor. Disambiguation notice.

They explored the western United States beginning in Missouri through the Mississippi to the . Ibn also visited parts of Eastern Europe.

They explored the western United States beginning in Missouri through the Mississippi to the Pacific coast. John Smith (. 580-1631) Famous For: Exploring Virginia and Chesapeake Bay rivers One of the men responsible for establishing the earliest settlement for the English in North America. As an explorer, John Smith navigated the rivers between the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia. One of the earliest North America settlements that this Norwegian helped establish was on what is today Newfoundland, Canada.

Famous explorers are the reason we know what lies in every corner of the .

Famous explorers are the reason we know what lies in every corner of the globe today. Christopher Columbus had assumed that America was part of Asia, but while sailing deep into South America in 1501, Amerigo Vespucci discovered the truth. Lewis, left, and Clark, right.

Famous European Explorers . From the legendary journey of Greek navigator Pytheas, who first reached England more than 2000 years ago, to the legendary 19th-century explorer of Africa David Livingston, explorers from Europe managed to achieve almost every significant discovery in the world. Here are their tales. Famous English Explorers. Throughout the history of modern world, explorers from the England gained reputation of being one of the best in the world. Christopher Columbus.

The tour includes a visit to the famous hot springs and Roman baths

The tour includes a visit to the famous hot springs and Roman baths. DAY 5. Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire. On Day 6 we travel north and visit the majestic ruins of Fountains Abbey, perhaps the best example of the destruction caused by Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries (1536-40) when Henry sold all the buildings and land that belonged to the Catholic monasteries. The King had broken away from the Catholic church in 1534 and made himself the Supreme Head of the Church of England. DAY 7. Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland. On our final day we visit the most famous symbol of the Roman occupation of Britain – Hadrian’s Wall.

Wax personalities attract millions of visitors all over the world. The story of Madame Tussaud is as fascinating as that of the exhibition itself. From the earliest childhood Marie learnt modelling techniques with Dr. Curtius. Just before the French Revolution they moved to Paris. It's an open secret that a transnational entertaining company Tussaud's Group is at the top of the list. Two things of her life are especially noteworthy. First, she spent her early years during the French Revolution and came to meet many of the characters involved. Second, and perhaps more unusually, she succeeded in business at time when women were rarely involved in the world of commerce.

Survey of history through wax characters.
America in wax: An armchair tour visiting the famous people and fascinating events, from the earliest explorers to the present, as captured in wax ... the United States, Canada, and abroad ebook
Author:
Gene Gurney
Category:
Americas
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1179 kb
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Publisher:
Crown Publishers; First Edition edition (1977)
Pages:
140 pages
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4.1
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