Technical description: Military model bass drum. Metal (probably copper) barrel-shaped shell made in two parts, soldered together with circumferential join at centre of the shell. 10 screw thread tensioners onto wooden counter-hoops fitted with brass square nuts. Oval carrying harness eye mounted on plate of diameter 50, at centre top of shell. 20-inch heads.
r.|parks and c.|overton 27.4.98.
Lent by the National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh Castle, 1982.94.