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John Rigg, cupper : at the Hummums in the Little Piazza Covent-Garden, with a back door from Charles-Street where gentlemen only may be always accommodated (if not full) in the best and neatest manner with lodging, sweating, bathing, or cupping.

Rigg, John, -1763.
Date
[1750?]


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Description

Engraved trade card (mid 18th century) advertising John Rigg's services as a cupper and lodgings, baths and sweating (sauna?) in his Covent Garden premises. The card has very decorative borders representing ornate wood carving with garlands of flowers, foliage around it.

Publication/Creation

[London] : John Rigg, [1750?] (Maiden Lane South, [London] : Woodifield)

Physical description

1 broadside : illustrations ; 21 cm

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  • English


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