Low-Beer, Edith

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Low-Beer, Edith

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Edith Low-Beer was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia Dec. 1, 1904. She came to Vancouver with her husband, Max Low-Beer, 1938 as a political refugee. An avid collector of china and porcelain, she stimulated interest in a public local museum for decorative arts. This idea evolved into the Centennial Museum and Low-Beer chaired the Civic Arts Committee of the Community Arts Council during that period. She died Feb. 11, 1988.


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