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The E-Sylum: Volume 13, Number 9, February 28, 2010, Article 24

DEFACED CURRENCY GALLERY ON FLICKR

Flickr Defaced Currency Spock Someone has created a collection on the Flickr web site of images paper money sporting graffiti, particularly defaced portraits. It's a kind of folk art in a way, like Hobo nickels without the craftsmanship. "Assassination" is tasteless, but some others are amusing.

Here's Abe Lincoln as Spock from Star Trek. Below are a few examples of the royal treatment of the Queen on Canada's currency. -Editor


Flickr Defaced Currency The Queen Flickr Defaced Currency Jack Sparrow

Flickr Defaced Currency Ronald McDonald

To read the complete article, see: Defaced presidents on Flickr (boingboing.net/2008/03/31/defaced-presidents-o.html)

Wayne Homren, Editor

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