Dr Anthony‚Äč Lipton took up an appointment in Kampala,Uganda, East Africa at the Makerere College  Medical School in 1954. Kay Lipton, his wife, was soon called upon for her skills as a well known Artist in London. The Omugabe (King) of Ankole sent his Minister to visit Kay in order to commission her to do this unique work of art on the skin of a Royal African drum.

Archival newspaper cuttings of  H.M  Queen Elizabeth

receiving the Royal Drum .

Dr Anthony Lipton minding the kids while Kay Lipton is out there tracking Lions with two Game Guards to protect her...