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Jasper Lyon

/Director/ Designer

Tableaux was originally set up to assist sculptors in the realisation of their work using various materials from bronze to fibreglass resin. Although this remains our main activity we have in recent years become involved in the design and modelling of historical life-size figures for museum exhibition. We only employ fine artists and carry out all design work and research ourselves.Both members of the partnership are practising fine artists with a long standing mutual interest in British social and military history. Accordingly, our life size figures are designed to fit the period, context and type of character. We can undertake all provisional artwork and historical research. Each figure is unique, and created specifically for a particular museum.

Our figures are sculpted using a mixture of modelling and life casting techniques, they are hand painted with high quality prosthetic glass eyes. Most of our work is designed to be displayed outside of glass cabinets wearing reproduction uniform or costume which are manufactured in-house, control of quality and authenticity being of primary importance to us.

Our work can be seen at:


The R.A.F. Museum, Hendon

The Green Howards Regimental Museum

The Royal Hampshire Regiment Museum

The Willis Museum, Basingstoke

The Coldstream Guards Museum

The Aldershot Museum

The Cheshire Military Museum

Parks Canada (Canadian Heritage)

The Wallace Collection

The Canadian Museum of Civilization

The Army Medical Services Museum, Aldershot

The Black Watch Museum

Musée des Troups de Montagne

Musée de I'Armée des Invalides, Paris

Royal Signals Museum

Army Physical Training Corps Museum

Musée des Blindé, Saumur

Musée du Sous Officier

Stow Maries Aerodrome Museum

Fort Falouse,Verdun 

Overlord Museum , Omaha Beach

Gibraltar Tunnels, Gibraltar

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