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Beater: bass drum.

Technical description: Wooden stick with heavy leather-covered wooden head. Light wood handle tapers from 18mm diameter at the end ferrule to 13mm diameter at the narrowest. It tapers back out towards the head. Total mass 190g; head mass 135g (71%).

  • 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:length 480; head diameter: 63.