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Oscar Wilde In America

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Louisville, KY

The Decorative Arts* | Masonic Temple Theatre | Tuesday, February 21, 1882

* Advertised and Billed as The English Renaissance. See also Lecture Titles.

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Newspaper report

The Courier-Journal (Louisville), Feb 22, 1882 pp.4 col. 3 and 6 col. 3

Oscar Wilde who lectured last evening at Masonic Temple...

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historical note

Masonic Temple
Jefferson and Fourth Streets (SW corner), Louisville, KY

Built: (Elias. E. Williams) 1851
Opened: 1857
Destroyed (fire): November 20, 1903

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Fourth Street looking south from Jefferson.
At right is the east façade of the Masonic Temple.
 

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The Louisville Hotel, West Main Street, Louisville, KY.
(Expanded 1853; Demolished 1949-50)

Wilde's accommodation while in the city was here in Parlor 101.

 

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