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Military side drum of wood, with parchment membranes, tensioned with rope, and with rope carrying strap. A panel on the side of the drum is decorated with metal studs.

  • Date:
    late 18th century
  • Maker:
    Robert Horne
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    UK, England, London
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  • Materials:Wood;Plant;Parchment;Skin;Animal;Rope;Metal
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  • Inscriptions:Robert Horne Drum-Maker to his Majesty's Office of Ordnance at the Drums & Colours No. 20 Barbican London Side Drums of Wood or Brass, Kettle and Bass Drums Tambourines Standards Colours Drum-Major Trophies [illegible words] [label inside]
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max H = 470 mm Max Diam = 420 mm