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Bass drum

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Title:
Bass drum
Date: 
1833-1857
Medium: 
Wood, hide, rope, leather, metal, paint
Dimensions: 
Overall: 21 x 24 1/2 in. ( 53.3 x 62.2 cm )
Date End: 
1 857
Description: 
Double-headed tubular drum with wooden cylinder with seam reinforced with metal studs, and drumheads made of animal hide; red painted rims pierced with holes for rope lacing, which is reinforced with leather bands; decorated around airhole with metal studs arranged in two concentric circles vertically aligned with two diamond shapes, one above and one below.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John Ward Dunsmore
Object Number: 
1941.1208
Gallery Label: 
According to Albany city directories, Roswell L. Meacham manufactured and sold military goods at 84 State Street from 1833 to 1857.
Date Begin: 
1833
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group