Awadewit is a fine Wikipedian and lady. Her specialty is literature, she has been active on articles about writers like Jane Austen and Mary Shelley, among others. She told some professors that much of her writing was on Wikipedia. They were astounded because Wikipedia does not have that good a reputation. The reason why she writes for Wikipedia dawned on them. when they learned how many people read these articles.. Austen, Shelley...
This same argument is valid for restored images, they typically become featured pictures. Look for instance at the traffic number for this Vietnamtunnel.jpg. It is obvious when it featured :)