Organ grinders were traveling musicians of the 19th and early 20th century - they operated street or barrel organs, which were small enough for moving from one outdoor performance to another. Here, an organ grinder and his wife are pictured on 7th Ave. & 48th St.


  • Title: Organ Grinder and Wife
  • Creator: Alice Austen
  • Date Created: 1896
  • Location: New York City
  • Subject Keywords: Organ grinder, Traveling musician, Entertainer, Husband and wife, Couple, Street type, Manhattan
  • Type: Photograph

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