Bruntsfield Links

John Harden's view of Bruntsfield Links in Edinburgh shows a group of golfers and their caddies.

The links at Bruntsfield have been quarried for sandstone since at least 1508 and the resulting large holes used as bunkers.

Illustration showing 4 people playing golf surrounded by housing and trees, with Edinburgh Castle in background

John Harden's drawing of Bruntsfield Links, 1810.
[National Library of Scotland reference: MS.8863, no.1.33]

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