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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Leadville, CO

The Decorative Arts | Tabor Opera House | Thursday, April 13, 1882

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Newspaper Report

The Leavenworth Times, April 16, 1882, 3

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Indication

Newspaper Advertisement

Leadville Daily Herald, April 11, 1882

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Newspaper Report

"OSCAR DEAR—Wilde Wrestles Wildly With the Art Decorative in this Mountain Wilderness", Leadville Daily Herald, April 14, 1882

historical note

Tabor Opera House
308 Harrison Avenue, Leadville, CO

Built: 1879 (Horace A. W. Tabor)
Opened: November 20, 1879—extant
Seating capacity: 888
Feature: Third story bridge passage way to the Clarendon Hotel, next door

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Related:

Wilde also appeared at the Grand Tabor Opera House on the previous evening when he lectured in Denver, CO.

accommodation

Clarendon Hotel
Harrison Avenue and Main Street (adjacent to the opera house to the south), Leadville, CO

Clarendon-Hotel

Built: 1878-79
Opened: April 10, 1879
Demolished: 1930s
Note: Tabor Opera House under construction adjacent to the north

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