Nightcaps. (a) (1754.) (b) (1785.) MEN Night caps ofwool were wom in bed. 'I was going to put on my night cap ... 1 could find no cap, so went to bed without it and caught a most terrible cold.' 1779. Letter from the Rev. Warner to George Selwyn.



original drawing by
Barbara Phillipson,
Phillis Cunnington