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Oscar Wilde In America

a selected resource of oscar wilde's visits to america

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San Francisco, CA

The Decorative Arts | Platt's hall | Wednesday, March 29, 1882

The third of ten consecutive lectures in California. The second of four in San Francisco.

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verification

Newspaper Report

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

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Indication

Newspaper Advertisement

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

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

See also clarification about lecture titles.

historical note

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

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Accommodation

Wilde's base while in California was The Palace Hotel in San Francisco. See special feature below.

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The Palace Hotel

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