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Snare drum (Black Elite Standard model)

1925–28


Object Place: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12.7 x 35.6 cm (5 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1982

Medium or Technique

Gold-plated brass

On View

Musical Instrument Gallery (Gallery 103D)

Collections

Americas, Musical Instruments

Classifications

Chordophones

5 x 14 8-lug

Provenance

By 1928, Charles Briggs Lowd, Waltham, Massachusetts; 1936, by inheritance to his daughter, Isabel A. Lowd Avigdor; about 1963, by inheritance to her daughter, Isabel L. Howe; 2011, gift of Howe to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of I. L. Howe in memory of Charles Briggs Lowd and his children, Elinor, Isabel, and John