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Madame Tussaud’s Fire in 1925

Posted on: October 31st, 2015 by Neil

An unsettling and captivating photograph of wax figures burnt and melted after the massive 1925 fire that destroyed Madame Tussaud’s wax museum in London.

Madam Tussaud's Wax Museum Fire

An eye-witness who lived opposite Madame Tussaud’s said in an interview that the fire was a wonderful spectacle. Strong red and golden flames leapt 50 feet from the roof of the building. The wax models could be distinctly heard sizzling.