Technical description: Black finished wood, brass covered at handle. Total mass 95g; head mass 31g (33%).
General usage of type: military side drum. Specific usage history: possibly bought or made for demonstration use in the music theory classes of Professor John Donaldson in the University of Edinburgh c|1855.
r. parks, 15 or 22 may 1999; a. myers; c.j. overton, 12.9.98.