Michael Brown Print 'The Punch Bowl Hole' dated 1911 Life Association of Scotland for their calendar this original first edition it features Harold Hilton, John Ball, C. E. Dick and John Graham playing the famous hole. Overall framed dimensions: 22 by 17 inches, in original old frame (glazed)

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TitleMichael Brown Print 'The Punch Bowl Hole' dated 1911 Life Association of Scotland for their calendar this original first edition it features Harold Hilton, John Ball, C. E. Dick and John Graham playing the famous hole. Overall framed dimensions: 22 by 17 inches, in original old frame (glazed)
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In 1890s, to mark the opening of the extended Duddingston Club House, Michael Brown was commissioned to paint a scene from an exhibition golf match at the Club. Brown's painting was then printed as the centre piece of the 1899 Life Association of Scotland calendar The first of many Brown The calendar was voted a great marketing and advertising success. The Life Association of Scotland board justified the expense by stating 'it must surely be the aim and desire of a Life Assurance Association to prolong the lives of those who take out policies with them and what sport is there that can compare with golf as a cure for all the ills that flesh is heir to Brown was commissioned to paint a golfing picture annually for the Life Association (1893-1916). Prints were made of the originals and glued to the cardboard calendar for each year. Brown painted 26 pictures for the Life Association and these all adorned the walls of the Edinburgh head office for many years. The glass will be removed (loft)

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