1930/1940 - Photos: Early SteelPan, Bermudez Biscuit Tin, Ping Pong,…

Last Updated on 15. August 2021


Link seems to be currently (Aug.2021) not available.

Note: A date for this publication is missing, therfor it is added in this timeline to 1930/1940 – early Steelpan history category


wayback capture from e.g. November 6th, 2020, is available:


Background of this site:

“Steelisland”  Steelpans – inspected and finetuned by Bertie Marshal Source: http://web.archive.org/web/20161026023204/http://steelisland.com/home.asp



“Oral accounts from surviving steelband pioneers and enthusiasts, together with the little that has been written, suggest that the invention and early development of the steel pan was not the outcome of a stroke of genius of a single individual, but the product of socially outcast communities groping for self-expression.”