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Oscar Wilde

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Trials
Based on the evidence acquired by Queensberry and Carson, Wilde was arrested on April 6, 1895 and charged with "committing acts of gross indecency with other male persons" under Section 11 of the 1885 Criminal Law Amendment Act. The following links provide more information on these trials:

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/trials11.htm

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/wilde/wilde.htm

Victorian Society
The Victorian Era of Great Britain marked the height of the British industrial revolution and the apex of the British Empire. The following link provides more information on the Victorian Society that highly influenced Wilde's work:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victorian_era

Exhibitions
This was a past exhibition that held Portraits of Late-Victorian Writers & Artists from the Mark Samuels Lasner Collection that was held at the University of Delaware. The following link provides more information on drawings, lithographs and illustrated letters spanning 1870-1901:

http://www.museums.udel.edu/past/past_pages_02/wilde.html

Jessica Leu
Coral Gabes Senior High
12th grade IB