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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

montreal
Montreal, QC

The House Beautiful | Queen's Hall | Saturday, May 20, 1882 (afternoon)

Wilde's second lecture in Montreal.

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verification

Newspaper Report

Montreal Daily Witness, May 22, 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

Wilde returned to Montreal from Quebec City on Friday, May 19, and stayed until Monday, May 22 when he departed for Kingston, ON.

His accommodation was likely the same as his original stay in Montreal five days earlier.

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