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Barbados - Handcrafted Steel Drum Player (Full View)

Barbados - Handcrafted Steel Drum Player (Full View)

Handcrafted male doll from Barbados. He is standing behind a steel drum and holding two drum sticks. The steel drum was first used as a musical instrument in Trinidad. The top of the drum is tuned to play the notes, and is called the pan. It is made from 55 gallon drums that formerly contained oil, etc. This figure stands 10 inches (25 cm) tall.

For his story, visit Steel Drums in Barbados

Galleries: Barbados, Caribbean, Hat, Male, Musical Instrument, Occupation or Action
Keywords: 55 gallon drum, All_Barbados_Drum, Bajan, Caribbean, Trinidad, doll, drumsticks, drumsticks, figurine, handcrafted, male, music, pan, steel drum
Photo Location: FCIT Photo Studio, Tampa, FL
Photographer: Dr. Ann E. Barron
Date of Photo: 05/30/2013
Device Make: Canon
Device Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure Time: 0.0666667
F Number: 22
Original Dimensions: 3744×5616
Picture Orientation: Portrait
GPS Coordinates: 28°3'40.85"N 82°24'36.26"W
Picture Number: 22876