27-inch bass drum.
Date MadeMid 20th Century
DescriptionTechnical description: Wooden shell with square wooden access trap door with cut-out typical of use with a light bulb inside; Rod tension with distinctive brass hoop attachments. Repair History: Various holes have been drilled adjacent to trap door, possibly for drum kit style attachments.
Other InformationGeneral usage of type: Orchestral or dance band. Specific usage history: Marks on counter-hoops from various attachments and Light-bulb provision suggests dance band use.
Notesa.|myers; c.|overton and r.|parks, 16.5.98.
ProvenancePurchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.
CollectionMIMEd; Ross Collection