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Cylindrical drum (yutong)

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Francis W. Galpin (1858-1945), Hatfield Regis, England; 1916, sold by Francis W. Galpin to William Lindsey (1858-1922), Boston, Massachusetts; 1916, gift of William Lindsey, in memory of his daughter, Leslie Lindsey Mason, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 5, 1916)

Credit Line

Leslie Lindsey Mason Collection

19th century

Object Place

Hangzhou, China


Length 67.3 cm, diameter 7.1 cm (Length 26 1/2 in., diameter 2 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Bamboo, animal bladder


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Membranophones