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Bass Drum, 2 DLI

Bass Drum, 2nd Battalion DLI. This drum was made by George Potter and has a wooden shell with the skin heads tensioned with whitened ropes. It was originally made for the 106th Light Infantry in the late 1870's, when the Regiment was in England. The drum was repainted after the 106th LI became the 2nd Battalion DLI in 1881and was later cut in half for displaying on a wall, probaly in the Officers' Mess. Acc No: 171

Date:
1878-1900
Item Type:
photograph
Reference:
171

Bass Drum, 2 DLI is an object from the Durham Light Infantry (DLI) Collection.

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