Oscar Wilde In America


DETAiled verification of Oscar Wilde’s lecture tour of North America

Vicksburg

Mississippi


Opera House

Wednesday, June 14, 1882


The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper reports

The Herald Despatch, (Decatur, IL), June 17, 1882, 5

The Newark Advocate (Newark, OH), June 17, 1882, 2

Public Ledger (Memphis, TN), June 8, 1882, 4


Venue


Opera House

Corner of Washington and Crawford Streets, Vicksburg, MS


Seating capacity: 1200

Accommodation


Washington Hotel

Washington and China Streets, Vicksburg, MS


Shown in its derelict state in the 20th Century. Now demolished.

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