[Note 668.7]

"The living wonders are inside. There wax-works figures catch the eye":- The waxwork display together with the freak show was perhaps the most continually popular travelling type of exhibition in the nineteenth century. The shows worked on the principal of exhibiting celebrities, items of anatomical interest and, of course, the chamber of horrors [Ref: National Fairground and Circus Archive https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/nfca/researchandarticles/waxworkandtableauxvivants]