The Definitive Resource Of Oscar Wilde's Visits To America

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San Francisco


Platt's Hall

Wednesday, March 29, 1882

The Decorative Arts


Newspaper report

Daily Alta California (San Francisco, CA), March 30, 1882, 1

Newspaper Advertisement

Daily Alta California (San Francisco, CA), March 25, 1882

The notice says this lecture would ‘positively’ be Wilde's last in San Francisco. In fact, there were two more.


Platt's Hall

216 Montgomery Street, east side, just north of Bush Street, San Francisco, CA

Opened: August 6, 1860 (Henry B. Platt, contractor and proprietor)

Demolished: 1890


Wilde's base while in the Bay Area was The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.

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