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Snare Drum

Henry Eisele (German, ca. 1864–1943 New York)
ca. 1900
New York, New York, United States
Wood, skin, metal
Diam.: 38.1 cm (15 in.)
Membranophone-double-headed / conical drum
Credit Line:
Gift of The Landmark Society, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.468.1, .2ab
Not on view
Marking: (on interior opppisiite airhole, a printed label: "Henry Eisele, / Manufacturer of/Bass and Snare Drums, 209-211 Grand Street,/New York./N.B/ Drum-heads, cords, c., constantly on hand"
The Roslyn Landmark Society
A Checklist of American Musical Instruments. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1989, pg. 44.

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