- Created by
- Bernard Meninsky 1891–1950
- Date not known
- Bound volume - notebook
- Tate Archive
- Presented by Nora Meninsky in 1982.
- TGA 8225/3/5
Bound volume with inserts and additional pages attached inside. Various extracts have been attached to the pages. Print, ink and graphite on paper and lined paper.
Scrapbook of manuscript and printed excerpts from books that Meninsky read. The subjects covered include work, art, love, self-love, pity, self-pity, self-confidence, knowledge of self, neurosis, mental illness, nervous breakdown, nature of genius, creativity, imitation, success, failure, personal satisfaction and good endeavour. Throughout Bernard Meninsky underlined the passages that were most meaningful to him in his search for enlightenment. Interspersed amongst the writings are some notes from conversations he had with his therapist, Dr Suttie.