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Tenor drum

Tenor Drum, 1905 (c); aluminium shell; used by the 1st Battalion Connaught Rangers; front painted blue/ black with royal arms in centre and gold scroll inscribed in black with regimental name; below is an Irish harp surmounting a white scroll inscribed with a motto, to the left of which is an elephant and to the right a sphinx; to the sides columns of scrolls are inscribed with battle honours and to the right is inscribed the maker’s name, Hawkes and Son, London; flesh hoops and drum heads whole; ten rope holes with brass cord slides; three brass ball legs on upper hoop painted blue/ black with white worm and red edges; half plaited drag rope.

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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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