Ballpoint pen advertising telephone counselling service, Bristol, England, 1984

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1984 in Bristol

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Plastic ballpoint pen with cap in the shape of a telephone handset advertising "Dial a Shrink", J.B. Norman, Consultant Psychologists of Park St., Bristol, English, 1984.

'Dial a Shrink’ services of J. B. Norman, Consultant Psychologists of Park Street, Bristol, England are advertised by this plastic ballpoint pen. It is shaped like a telephone handset. ‘Dial a Shrink’ was a telephone counselling service. It started in America then spread internationally. Its 24-hour helpline offered the patient on-the-spot advice without booking an appointment.

Details

Category:
Psychology, Psychiatry & Anthropometry
Object Number:
1984-1164
type:
pen
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
credit:
Price, R.