Musical instruments, devices and recordings
1800 - 1830
Leather, Paint, Skin, Textile, Wood
450 mm (H)410 mm (Diameter)
Place of origin
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Snowshill Manor and Garden, Gloucestershire (Accredited Museum)
Drum (Side - ), English, early 19th century. Snare partly broken, top skin damaged and repaired 1978. Said to have been used in the Battle of Waterloo. Hoops painted red. Bracing tightened with buff leather 'tugs'. In Account book SNO.MISC.972 Wade refers to a 'Waterloo Side Drum Used by Coldstream Guards' that he purchased from 'Dee Millard' for £4 4s. (page 39).
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.