The Sabbath Breakers

Burgh, trades and church authorities throughout Scotland, as well as Parliament, disapproved of ordinary people playing golf when they should have been at work or church.

These 2 golfers in J C Dollman's painting 'The Sabbath Breakers' look unpleasantly surprised to be caught golfing on the links by a pair of stern-looking clerics.

Painting of two golfers playing on links, one looking up alarmed at two clerics

'The Sabbath Breakers', by J C Dollman (1896).
By courtesy of Luffness New Golf Club.

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