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HMS Lion bass drum

Miscellaneous Antiquities

Object details:

Object ID AAB0231
Description A bass drum that has been painted with the emblem of the battlecruiser HMS 'Lion'. It is also painted with battle honours for Heligoland, Dogger Bank and Jutland. The drum also has leather ropes that zig-zag around the circumference of the bass drum.
Date made 1916-1924

Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Materials metal; wood; organic: leather
Measurements Overall: 438 mm; Diameter: 762 mm
  • HMS Lion bass drum (AAB0231)
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