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Miss Carrie Ethel Ruel Wonder
(m James Pitcairn)

August 7 1905 - July 1 1994

Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts
Vancouver School of Art Graduates' Association


Miss Ruel Wonder was born in Vancouver. She was an early student at the Vancouver School of Decorative and Applied Arts, but did not graduate.

The art school Prospectus for 1931-32 noted that Wonder was on the school's staff, in the position of Secretary and Registrar.

The Spring 1936 edition of The Smock Pocket, the Vancouver School of Art Graduates' Association newsletter, noted that "Of special interest to all graduates was the wedding of Ruel Wonder, on Aug. 29, 1935, to Mr. James Pitcairn. She is living at 1886 15th Ave. W."

She died at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver in 1994, where she was residing at 231-15th Street with her husband.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK

References

Attendee at the 1935 Vancouver School of Art Summer Camp
  (refer to SUMMER SKETCHING CAMP - SAVARY ISLAND)

THE SAVARY PUDDING folio by Frederick A. Amess, private collection.
   Original drawings, paintings and text by Amess, C.H. Scott, Grace Melvin,
       H. Mortimer Lamb, Plato von Ustinov, and other students and visitors.
   June 1935 (various dates), June 1939 (various dates)
   52 loose 12"x18" sheets of brown sketch paper

B.C. VITAL STATISTICS ON-LINE marriage, death (refer to BCVS)

Clippings


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