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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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Denver, CO

The House Beautiful | Tabor Grand Opera House | Saturday, April 15, 1882

* Wilde's second lecture in Denver (see also April 12, 1882)

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verification

Biographical account

Lewis and Smith, Oscar Wilde Discovers America 1882, (1936), p. 324

Contains several local contemporary newspaper reports of Wilde's second appearance in Denver on April 15th, and quotes the known content of Wilde's alternative lecture The House Beautiful.

Indication

Newspaper Item

The Daily Denver News, April 13, 1882, 4

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historical note

Tabor Grand Opera House (and hotel)
S
outhwest corner of Sixteenth and Curtis Streets, Denver, CO

Built: 1880-81 (W.J. Edbrooke, F. P. Burnham, Chicago, IL, for Horace A. W. Tabor)
Opened: 1881
Remodeled: 1921 (as a movie theater)
Demolished: 1964
Site now occupied by: a bank

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Related:

Wilde's first lecture in Denver three days earlier.

Wilde also appeared at another Tabor Opera House on the following evening when he lectured in Leadville, CO.

accommodation

Windsor Hotel
Northeast corner of 18th and Larimer Streets, Denver, CO

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Built: 1879-80 (James Duff)
Opened: June 23, 1880
Demolished: 1960s
Replaced by: a parking lot

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