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Oscar Wilde In America

oscar wilde's 1882 lecture tour of america

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Cincinnati, OH

The Decorative Arts | Grand Opera House | Thursday, February 23, 1882 (matinee)

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Newspaper report

The Cincinnati Enquirer, Feb 24, 1882 p.5 col. 4

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Wilde's visit to the opera:
Patti in Cincinnati

Indication

Letter (Oscar Wilde)

To Colonel W. F. Morse (his manager)
c. February 26, 1882

They were dreadfully disappointed at Cincinnati at my not wearing knee-breeches.

Letters, 141

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The Cincinnati Enquirer Feb 15, 1882 p.8

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The Marion Star (Marion, OH) Feb 25 1882 p 4

historical note

Grand Opera House (formerly Mozart Hall)
Vine and Longworth Streets, Cincinnati, OH

Built: 1853 (as the Catholic Institute)
Seating: c. 2,000
Destroyed (fire): January 22, 1901

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Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens, Volume 1, p 978. ‪Charles Theodore Greve, ‪Biographical Publishing Company‬, 1904

accommodation

Burnet House
NW corner of Third and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH

Burnet

Opened: May 30, 1850
Closed: July 15, 1926, demolished

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Wilde's hotel in Cincinnati—The Burnet House, Third and Vine.

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The Burnet House, as originally built with dome (see clipping from Picturesque Cincinnati, ‪John Shillito Company‬, 1883, p.23

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