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Beaters: bass drum; pair.

Technical description: Light coloured wooden handles taper from 18mm diameter at the end ferrule to 13mm diameter at the narrowest. They taper back out towards the head. Heavy polished wooden heads. Total mass 237g; head mass 190g (80%).

  • Date:
    Probably mid 19th century
  • Maker:
    Possibly by Thomas Glen
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    possibly Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:lengths 460; 470; head diameters: 60.