I often find myself buying very distressed photos that nobody else wants. I cannot afford the prices of pristine examples of the types of photo that attract me, so I lurk around the edges of the scene, buying cheap items that for all their scuffs, tears, folds and marks, still have enough charm and interest to merit a purchase.

The fellow depicted below, is as tatty and interesting to me as the item itself. The photo was purchased here in Australia, so my hope is it originated here as well.