Harry Johns' boxing troupe bass drum, used circa, 1935-55

Object Type
Musical instruments/Percussion/Drum
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Brief Description
Large round bass drum with brown and red painted wooden body, taut percussive skins on both side, and metal tightening screws around edges. The ring to attach harness is on left side, and the gold text on blue background on one side of the skins reads HARRY JOHNS/ BOXING & WRESTLING ENTERTAINERS. The skin on the other side is undecorated.
Measurements
H: 802 W: 802 D: 434mm (H: 31 9/16 W: 31 9/16 D: 17 1/16")
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Location
In storage
Registration No
1989.2082.6.1
Credit Line
Kindly donated to the Australian Gallery of Sport and Olympic Museum by The Family of Harry Johns

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