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Bass Drum

Bass drum, of wood painted with Royal Arms and battle honours. One membrane missing, the other detached.

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  • Maker:
    Thomas Key
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    UK, England, London
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  • Materials:Wood;Plant;Leather;Skin;Animal;Cordage
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  • Inscriptions:Key, 20 Charing Cross Captin Molder The Local Company Eastern Division District, Tower Hill May 1841 Wm B 15 Band Drumer Newbury Amateur Orchestral Union This Drum purchased of Mr Cary, October 1881. Used at Concerts Nov ....1881, 1st time. Cymbals 1st time also [inside]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max Diam = 760 mm Max H = 580 mm