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Dumfries Seven Trades

Snare drum frame, 1800s

Description:

This drum had two calf skin surfaces stretched over its frame. The lower surface had snares, or strings, stretched across it, and when the upper surface was struck with wooden drumsticks, the snares rattled against the calf skin.



Dimensions:
366mm to 380mm (diameter) x 136mm (width)
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1968.50


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