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Side drum used by the old Castletown Band

Date made: 19th century

Place made: Castletown

Description: Musical instrument. This rope-tensioned side drum was used by the old Castletown Band. It is made of wood, possibly oak, and is decorated with a pattern in brass studs. The rims (possibly not original) are painted navy blue, and lined with a red and white wavy band between 15 inch diameter 16 inch high. There is a decorative pattern in the brass studs.

Measurements: overall: 40 cm x 38 cm

Materials: brass, wood

Object name: drum

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1967-0075


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