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Bass drum

The entire shell of this drum is painted with battle scenes, the side showing is known as the "officers scene". This was a military drum which would have been played by a mounted drummer.

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    17th century
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    Dean Castle
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  • Period:17th century
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  • Repository:Dean Castle
  • Measurements:D 806mm