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Mercantile Library Hall
Saturday, February 25, 1882
The Decorative Arts
The New York Herald, Feb 25, 1882
Chicago Daily Tribune, Feb 26, 1882, 3
Wilde spent the next day, February 26 (a Sunday) in St. Louis with a visit to the botanical gardens.
The New Southern Hotel *
Corner Of Walnut And Fourth Streets, St. Louis, MO
Wilde's parlor: No. 70
* The original Southern Hotel was built in 1857 on the same site. Owing to the intervention of the Civil War it did not open until 1865. It was destroyed by fire on April 11, 1877.
The Original Southern Hotel
Wilde's hotel in St. Louis—The New Southern Hotel
Clipping above and top banner image of hotel lobby from:
St. Louis, Historical and interesting places Idress Head, 1909, 117.