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A July, 10th, 1944 talk by Grace W. Pailthorpe
Recorded by CBC Vancouver /Mirror For Women.
Grace W. Pailthorpe
- 1883 : Born in Sussex
- 1914-18: Served as a Surgeon in World War 1
- 1918-22: Worked as District Medical Officer in Western Australia
- 1922: Returns to England and takes up the study of Psychological Medicine.
- 1920’s: Publishes two books on the study of delinquency and sets up the first institute in the world devoted to the scientific treatment of delinquency, later known as the Portman Clinic.
- 1935: Meets Reuben Mednikoff and together they embark on psychological art research, which lasts over 30 years.
- 1930’s Exhibits in the main Surrealist exhibitions and in 1938 publishes The Scientific Aspect of Surrealism which was probably instrumental in her expulsion from the group in 1940.
- 1940’s-71: Continues her painting and research in combination with Reuben Mednikoff until their deaths within six months of each other in 1971.