John Theodore Tussaud's Photographs
John Theodore Tussaud (1858 - 1943), Marie Tussaud’s great-grandson, was a keen photographer. Here are a few of his images from the archive.
About the images
- As well as using his passion to assist in his work, taking photographic portraits of sitters and the finished wax portraits, John Theodore Tussaud also documented his personal home life by camera
- The archive holds a collection of glass plate negatives of his early photographs, which were part of an archive digitisation project in 2015
- The below selection shows the range of his work, and offer not only a glimpse of the history of Madame Tussauds but also of turn-of-the-century family life