Progress in Waxworks
Exhibitions, Physiognomy, Human Species, Physiology, Education, Crime, Amusement
Johann K Lavater
Notes that Madame Tussaud's Waxworks has changed from being a 'Chamber of Horrors' to a 'Chamber of Comparative Physiology', thus reflecting the popular taste for the scientific rather than the horrible.
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