Snare Drum

Date: mid to late 19th century
Geography: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture: American
Medium: Wood, skin, rope
Dimensions: H. ca. 20.2 cm (7-15/16 in.), Diam. at widest ca. 41 cm (16-1/8 in.); Diam. of heads ca. 38.8 cm (15-5/16 in.)
Classification: Membranophone-double-headed / cylindrical drum
Credit Line: The Crosby Brown Collection of Musical Instruments, 1889
Accession Number: 89.4.590

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