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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Montreal, QC

The Decorative Arts | Queen's Hall | Monday, May 15, 1882

Wilde's first lecture in Canada.

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verification

Newspaper Report

Montreal Daily Witness, May 16, 1882, 4

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Indication

Newspaper Article

Montreal Daily Witness, May 15, 1882, 4

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Indication

Newspaper Advertisement

Montreal Daily Witness, May 13, 1882, 4

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historical note

Queen's Hall
NW corner of St. Catherine and Victoria Streets, Montreal, QC (now the location of Complexe Les Ailes)

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Built: 1880 (as a music hall)
Seating: 1159
Converted: 1891 (as a theater)
Destroyed (fire): 1899

accommodation

Windsor Hotel
1488-89 Peel Street, at the corner of Dorchester Street West, Montreal, QC (now 1155 René Lévesque Boulevard West)

Construction started: 1875
Construction completed: January 28, 1878
Partially destroyed (fire): 1957
Demolished: 1957-59
Replaced by: CIBC Tower (opened 1962, extant)

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