Trump mania around the world

At London’s Madame Tussauds, Mr Trump’s wax figure – placed in a mock-up of the White House’s Oval Office – is expected to be a hit with tourists.
At London’s Madame Tussauds, Mr Trump’s wax figure – placed in a mock-up of the White House’s Oval Office – is expected to be a hit with tourists.PHOTO: REUTERS
In Amritsar, India, artist Jagjot Singh Rubal readies his portrait of Mr Trump in honour of the US President-elect’s inauguration. Mr Rubal has painted portraits of several politicians, including that of British Prime Minister Theresa May.
In Amritsar, India, artist Jagjot Singh Rubal readies his portrait of Mr Trump in honour of the US President-elect’s inauguration. Mr Rubal has painted portraits of several politicians, including that of British Prime Minister Theresa May.PHOTO: REUTERS
In Taiyuan, in China’s northern Shanxi province, a giant rooster sculpture, sporting Mr Trump’s signature hairdo and hand gestures, has been put up outside a mall. The sculpture was commissioned to be the mall's mascot.
In Taiyuan, in China’s northern Shanxi province, a giant rooster sculpture, sporting Mr Trump’s signature hairdo and hand gestures, has been put up outside a mall. The sculpture was commissioned to be the mall's mascot.PHOTO: REUTERS
In Saitama, Japan, Ogawa Studio – the only manufacturer of rubber masks in the country – races to fulfil a flood of orders for Trump masks. Ogawa says most customers wear the masks at year-end parties and other social gatherings.
In Saitama, Japan, Ogawa Studio – the only manufacturer of rubber masks in the country – races to fulfil a flood of orders for Trump masks. Ogawa says most customers wear the masks at year-end parties and other social gatherings.PHOTO: EUROPEAN PRESSPHOTO AGENCY

On the eve of his inauguration as US President, Mr Donald Trump was already standing among world leaders at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in London. The wax figure comes complete with his glowing suntan and trademark hairstyle. Here's a look at how his image has been used in other parts of the world.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 20, 2017, with the headline 'Trump mania around the world'. Print Edition | Subscribe