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Digital ID: 832989. The supreme triumph of a popular song -- its hand-organ appearance on the East side.. 1898

Notes: Written on border: 'Nov. 1898'

Source: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Music -- street organ (more info)

Repository: The New York Public Library. Mid-Manhattan Library. Picture Collection.

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    • 03/Dec/2009 10:55:55

    I remember organ-grinders when I was a wee tad in Philadelphia. Guy came down our block, played a song, and his trained monkey went around offering his hat as a receptacle for coins. He didn't get a lot of them.

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    Morris collection

    • 06/Jan/2010 06:23:32

    At my city still playing an organ-grinder offering his hat as a receptacle for coins. but without a monkey. He have an antique german hand organ.

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    Joana Joana

    • 08/Jan/2010 14:16:55

    this is an interesting documental picture.

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    cheerful wheel

    • 12/Jan/2010 15:15:27

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Fascination Nostalgia, and we'd love to have this added to the group! Invitation / Invitación / Einladung / Invito / Convite / Uitnodiging / Приглашение /招待 The photo is beautiful

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    • 06/Feb/2010 22:46:20

    Sembra quasi una foto fatta a Napoli...

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    cooperative division

    • 28/Mar/2010 00:44:11

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called My Fav photo, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    • 24/Apr/2010 18:30:35

    I like this picture , a diffrent place in time:)

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    • 09/Dec/2010 19:31:03

    Sadly I don't think he's not attracting paying customers. But he's obviously a kind hearted man, or he would shoo the kids away.

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    • 04/Jan/2011 22:08:33

    I love pictures of early New York, its immigrants, and everything they did to better their lot in life. As everybody knows, most of them got off the boat with a suitcase or a trunk and nothing else - and made it. Larry Vashon

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    • 09/Jan/2011 18:49:26

    I wish that I lived in this era. Everything was so simple and elegant.

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    • 20/Apr/2011 03:26:31

    Love this atmosphere ...

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    • 24/May/2011 20:12:53

    Beau cliché ,noir et blanc des temps passés , malheureusement un peut oublié!

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    Csc Fotografia

    • 31/May/2011 17:18:31

    Is fantastic the photo.

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    Essam AL Jheme

    • 28/Jun/2011 12:00:50

    Beautiful Capture

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    • 28/Oct/2011 20:29:47

    Great Photo of the Past. Look how the little Girl was dressed back then. Times were hard Then Look at the Sweet Little boy. His shoes look homemade. Great Photo of Days Gone By.

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    • 17/May/2012 16:03:11

    wow >>>> this old photo and old time

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    • 01/Jun/2012 06:10:52

    nice photo of old time.

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    Sitio do Blues - Barra de Guaratiba RJ

    • 28/Jun/2012 07:09:47

    Awesome - Love it...

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    • 09/Sep/2012 17:53:44

    picciocheddus de [email protected]

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    • 19/Nov/2012 20:49:15

    old is gold

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    • 15/Jul/2013 00:48:33

    cute picture ;)