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Hand-painted child's tambourine

Date made: early 20th century

Description: Musical instrument. This small tambourine has a handpainted scene of a castle, lake and alpine-style mountains. It was given to the donor by her Aunt Sarah (KIlley), who lived on Peel Road, Douglas, when donor was a child (aged about 8) c.1936. The aunt told the donor that the tambourine was made by 'Prisoners of War' (the donor assumed this was during the First World War).

Measurements: 13 cm diameter

Materials: metal, wood

Object name: tambourine

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 2017-0098


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