Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr is one of the most highly recognized individuals of the last century. World wide he is remembered for his stirring orations, devotion to equality for all and his fervent dedication to peace. Award the Nobel Peace Prize Dr. King was taking from the world too early by a bigoted bullet.
Today we honor this great man by exploring some of the wax effigies dedicated to his memory.
(National Great Blacks in Wax Museum - Baltimore, Maryland)
(Southwestern Historical Wax Museum - Grand Prairie, Texas)
(Josephine Tussauds London Wax Museum - Boston, Massachusetts)
(The Griot Museum of Black History - St. Louis , Missouri)
(formerly 'Black World Wax Museum')
(Josephine Tussaud's Wax Museum - Hot Springs, Arkansas)
(Madame Tussauds - London, England)
(Louis Tussaud's English Wax Museum - Atlantic City, New Jersey)
(Louis Tussaud's Wax Museum - Copenhagen, Denmark)
(The Palace of Wax - Grand Prairie, Texas)
(Louis Tussaud's English Wax Museum - Niagara Falls, Ontario)
(Mammoth Cave Wax Museum - Cave City, Kentucky)
(Madame Tussaud's - New York, New York)
(National Historical Wax Museum - Washington DC)
(American Wax Museum - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
(Royal London Wax Museum - Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
(Wax World of the Stars - Cavendish, Prince Edward Island, Canada)
(Wax Museum at Fisherman's Wharf - San Francisco, California)
(Madame Tussauds - Washington DC)
(Madame Tussauds - Orlando, Florida)
This figure was announced today, on Dr. Martin Luther King Day, as being one of the figures to be apart of the Orlando attractions collection when it opens this Spring.
( Many of these pictures come from varied variety of sources ((including official websites)), but several are apart of the various collections within the ever growing 'WAXIPEDIA ARCHIVES'.
Dedicated to preserving the history of Wax Arts, and the unique stories of all those involved in it's development, WAXIPEDIA strives to become the ultimate source of information on the subject of wax museums. Anyone interested in donating items for preservation are invited to contact me at email@example.com. Donated items will be cataloged, digitally scanned, photographed, and restored. All donated items will be credited to their specific donors and will be preserved and made available to future generations of artists, designers, historians and fans).