Military tenor drum
This instrument is associated with the 2nd Division of the Royal Marines. It is a military tenor drum with emblazoned metal shell, wooden counterhoops, 18-1/2-inch skin heads, and rope-tensioned with the British style white leather braces (round edge, white, with vellum lace). The counterhoops have eight drilled holes and brass saddles through which the tensioning rope passes. The batter head has three steel feet painted in red.
first half of 20th century
National Museum of the Royal Navy
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- 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 Royal Marines 2nd Division with Royal Coat of Arms and Royal Marines badge.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:211.212.11 Individual double-skin cylindrical drums, one skin used for playing
- Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
- Measurements:Diameter: 480mm; Height: 360mm