Saturday, April 1, 1882
San Francisco Chronicle, April 2, 1882
A special hybrid matinee lecture for ladies.
San Francisco Chronicle, March 31, 1882
216 Montgomery Street, east side, just north of Bush Street, San Francisco, CA
The Wasp, March 31, 1882
The fact that many people today might ask "Ambrose who?" suggests that he was on the wrong side of history about Wilde, and the relentlessness of his polemic, particularly on the eve of Wilde's special lecture to a female audience, probably says more about his own prejudices than it does about Oscar Wilde.
However, what he said is worth recording as it is, as Karl Beckson has described it, "unparalleled as an example of creative vituperation".