_CSC9748_mex df organ grinder monkey (1000×1000)

The musical instrument in this photo is an organ grinder. Finding out the correct name in English turned out to be harder than expected. Getting away from their loud, tinny music in Mexico City’s center is even harder. One of the few cases where i hired a model: a five peso tip gets you the right to rattle off a few photos…

Mexico city street photography by Alessandro Ciapanna organ grinder player with stuffed monkey