Monday, January 9, 1882
The New York Times, Jan 10, 1882, 5
.."I have the honor", said the Colonel in a clear voice that was heard all over the hall, "to introduce to you Oscar Wilde the English (sic) poet, who will deliver his lecture upon the 'English Renaissance.'"
OSCAR WILDE ON THE PLATFORM
The famous aesthete posing and "mashing" on his shape at Chickering Hall, New York City.
The National Police Gazette: New York, January 28th, 1882, 4.