William Inglis, c 1712 - 1792. Surgeon and Captain of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers
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William Inglis, c 1712 - 1792. Surgeon and Captain of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers 1787

On Display ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY

  • Scottish Art
Surgeon William Inglis was best known as a keen member of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, the oldest golf club in the world. Allan, a member of the same golf club, shows Inglis and his caddy on Leith Links, about two miles from the city centre, where the club was then located (it's now based at Muirfield in East Lothian). Behind Inglis, the annual trophy presented by the City - a golf club with silver balls attached - is being paraded across the Links.

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  • Acc. No. PG 1971
  • Medium Oil on canvas
  • Size 129.50 x 105.10 cm
  • Credit Purchased 1961