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Snare Drum

Maker:
Henry Eisele (German, ca. 1864–1943 New York)
Date:
ca. 1885
Geography:
United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Bird's-eye maple, calfskin, iron
Dimensions:
H.: 27.3 cm (10-3/4 in.)
Classification:
Membranophone-double-headed / cylindrical drum
Credit Line:
Gift of D. Judith Ledwon in memory of Mildred H. Ledwon-Lawless, 1981
Accession Number:
1981.479 a-c
Not on view
Marking: (Labelled within) Henry Eisele, Successor to William Sempf, Manufacturer of Bass and Snare Drums, 209 and 211 Grand Street, New York.
N.B. - Drum heads, sticks, cards &c. constantly on hand.
D. Judith Ledwon
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 44.

American Musical Instruments in The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1985, pg. 61, fig. 41, ill.



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