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Percussionist Gallery

Available as Framed Prints, Photos, Wall Art and Gift Items

Choose from 43 pictures in our Percussionist collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.

Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players Featured Print

Sri Lanka - Geta Beraya and Udekkiya players

Traditional Sri Lankna drums and drummers. The standing player is holding a hill country drum called the Geta Beraya (a drum with a knot). This is the main drum used to accompany dance sequences in all Kandyan rituals. The right face is covered with the hide of a monkey or monitor lizard and the left side is covered with cattle hide, which is used to provide a finer sound. The seated player is holding a Udekkiya, a very handy drum predominantly used during Kandyan rituals and folk dances. It is played with one hand while handling and controlling the sound by pressure applied on the string and Sawarama with the other. Date: circa 1908

© Mary Evans / Grenville Collins Postcard Collection

Regional HQ band at LFB Headquarters, Lambeth Featured Print

Regional HQ band at LFB Headquarters, Lambeth

Group photograph of the Regional HQ band with their instruments at London Fire Brigade HQ. The purpose-built bandstand behind the band was incorporated in the original design brief of the Brigade's new headquarters building that opened in Lambeth in 1937. Date: circa 1930s

© London Fire Brigade / Mary Evans Picture Library

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Mammoth bone hut Featured Print

Mammoth bone hut

Mammoth bone hut. Archaeologists inside a reconstruction of a hut made from bones and tusks of the woolly mammoth (Mammuthus primigenius). The walls of the hut are almost entirely composed of mammoth bones, supported by a framework of wooden branches and supporting struts. This hut dates from between 45, 000 and 10, 000 years ago in the Palaeolithic period (Stone Age). It was found in Mezhirich in the Ukraine. The archaeologists are using mammoth bones as percussion instruments, as they believe the original inhabitants of the hut would have done. Photographed in 1976.