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Nova Scotia

Academy of Music

Monday, October 9, 1882

The Decorative Arts


Newspaper report

Halifax Morning Chronicle, October 10, 1882, 3

[Original unseen as noted by Kevin O’Brien in Oscar Wilde in Canada: An Apostle for the Arts, 1982, p. 131 (note p. 189).]

Report entitled: “Oscar Wilde’s Lecture Last Night”.


Ottawa daily Citizen, October 9, 1882, 1


Academy of Music
Barrington Street, at Spring Garden Road, Halifax, NS

Built: 1876

Opened: 1877

Seating: 1500

Renamed: 1918 (The Majestic)

Demolished: 1929
Replaced by: Capitol Theatre (1930)


Waverley Hotel

Pleasant Street, Halifax, NS (now 1266 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 1Y5

Built: c. 1800, as a private residence

Converted: 1876 as Waverley House
Extant: as Waverley Inn

Grip, October 21, 1882, Vol. XIX No. 22, p. 2

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