Readers: Think you know your Baltimore? Try answering our weekly trivia question. Some weeks will be ridiculously easy, some weeks a bit more challenging. There will be a prize each week for the first right answer. Put your best guess in the “comments” field. Here’s today’s trivia:

QUESTION: In January 1882, Oscar Wilde visited Baltimore and delivered a lecture on the English Renaissance to a crowd of about 800 people inside a stately venue. What was the Baltimore venue?

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Official rules:
No purchase necessary. Beginning Jan. 29, once a week, Retro Baltimore will post a trivia question at retrobaltimore.com. Enter by answering the question in the comments field (and if you’ve won, providing your contact information). The first correct answer received by Retro Baltimore wins. Baltimore Sun archives will be the primary authoritative source for trivia answers. The Sun’s computer is the official timekeeper. All decisions by The Sun are final. Prize: Each winner receives one (1) Baltimore Sun tumbler, approximate retail value: <$5. Must be 13+ to enter. Employees of Baltimore Sun and their family members/households not eligible. Further restrictions apply. Void where prohibited.