Oscar Wilde In America


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

Minneapolis

Minnesota


Academy Of Music

Wednesday, March 15, 1882


The Decorative Arts

Verification

Newspaper item

Daily Globe, (St.Paul, MN), March 16, 1882, p.3


Also noted

Minneapolis Tribune, March 16, 1882


OSCAR WILDE.


Arrival of this Much-Talked-of Young Man in this City Yesterday Afternoon


He Tells a Small Audience in the Evening what he knows about Decorative Art


AN “ASS-THETE”


Oscar Wilde, “the apostle of beauty,” and the most talked about young man of the day, arrived in Minneapolis from Chicago yesterday afternoon and registered at the Nicollet.

Venue


Academy of Music

Washington and Hennepin Avenues, Minneapolis, MN


Built: 1871 (Joseph Hodges)

Opened: Jan. 2, 1872

Destroyed (fire): December 25, 1884

Accommodation


Nicolett House

Washington and Nicolett Avenues, Minneapolis, MN


Opened: 1858

Demolished: 1923 (replaced by the New Nicollet Ho

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