Drums and Drummers in Illustration
Hello friends, Samm Bennett here. I've created this gallery to compile drawings, illustrations, frames from animated cartoons and more to offer a glimpse into how drums and drumming (of all kinds) have been depicted by artists in popular or educational formats. As with all my galleries, I'm adding new images consistently (always to the top of the page), so remember to drop in again sometime in the future to view newly added material. Hope you enjoy the collection!
Engraving depicting various drums, 1886
Engraving depicting Egyptian percussion instruments, 1871
1833: Slaves in Barbados march through the streets as they celebrate their emancipation. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images
by Cliff Roberts