Military side drum
Military side drum with emblazoned metal shell and wooden counterhoops, 14-inch skin heads, rope-tensioned with British style white leather braces. The exposed side of the rope and braces was re-painted in white. The counterhoops have 9 drilled holes through which the tensioning rope passes. J-hook screw style snare strainer with 4 gut snares. The batter head has 3 metal feet match-painted with the counterhoop decoration. Associated with the 11th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge’s Own (Middlesex Regiment). Presented to the 2nd Battalion Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment) as a memorial."
Samuel & Sons Ltd.
National Army Museum
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- Place of production:
London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
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- Decorative elements:Heraldic emblazonment of the Middlesex Regiment, with cap badge of the 57-77th regiments, and battle honours.
- Inscriptions:Stamped on shell: SAMUEL & SONS LD / 1914 / LONDON / [broad arrow]
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
- Repository:National Army Museum
- Measurements:Height: 390mm; Diameter: 365mm