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Bass drum

Bass Drum, wood, 1902-1914 (c); used by the 1st Battalion Connaught Ranger’s; front painted blue and bears royal arms, scroll inscribed with regimental name, maker’s name, Hawkes and Son, London, and on two columns of scrolls are battle honours, between which is a motto; twisted and damaged flesh hoops; right drum head damaged; thirteen rope holes painted white outside with red edge; broken white blancoed cord with blancoed buff slides; plaited single ply drag ropes; brass ring pick up; three ball legs on upper hoop.

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    Hawkes & Son [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:National Army Museum