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Tenor drum

Half a Tenor Drum, wood, 1902-1922; used by the 1st Battalion Prince of Wales’s Leinster Regiment (Royal Canadians) and given to Major Thomas Burton Newenham Deane on disbandment in 1922; painted blue/ black with royal arms in centre below Queen Victoria cypher and regimental name, on either side are scrolls with battle honours, Prince of Wales’s Plumes and motto, maker’s name, George Potter, Aldershot, is painted in red; flesh hoops and drum heads cut as shell; five cord holes with brass cord slides, painted blue/ black outside with red edge and white worm and white inside with red edge and blue worm; two square section legs on upper hoop; white blancoed cords; straight plaited drag rope.

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    G. Potter & Co [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    Aldershot (Timezone: Europe/London)
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