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bottom margin in div in ie6, no bottom margin if FF or Chrome

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I have a web page with a "container" and an image inside the container.  I am trying to get the image to display with white space on both sides but no white space on the top or bottom.  The code below works perfect in FireFox and Chrome but in Internet Explorer 6, it has a 10 pixel margin or white space below the image.
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<html lang="en">
<head><title>CSS Rounded Corners Revisted</title>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">
<style>
* {
padding: 0px;
margin: 0px;
}
html {
overflow-y: scroll; /* scrollbar fix */
}
body {
margin: 0px;
padding: 0px;
background-color: #023568;
font-family: verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;
font-size: 100%;
padding: 0px 0px 0px 0px;
}
 
#container {
background-color: #FFFFFF;
font-size: 0.75em;
overflow: hidden;
width: 580px;
margin: 0 auto;
}
* html #container {
height: 1%;
}
 
.tl {
background-image: url(circle-white-blue.jpg);
width: 10px;
height: 10px;
float: left;
font-size: 0;
}
.tr {
background-image: url(circle-white-blue.jpg);
background-position: 10px 0px;
width: 10px;
height: 10px;
float: right;
font-size: 0;
}
.bl {
background-image: url(circle-white-blue.jpg);
background-position: 0px 10px;
width: 10px;
height: 10px;
float: left;
font-size: 0;
}
.br {
background-image: url(circle-white-blue.jpg);
background-position: 10px 10px;
width: 10px;
height: 10px;
float: right;
font-size: 0;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="container">
<span class="tl"></span><span class="tr"></span>
<div style='width: 425px; height:344px; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto; margin-bottom: 0px;'>
<img src="images/mano-logo-videosNEW425x344.jpg" width="425" height="344">
</div>
<span class="bl"></span><span class="br"></span>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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by:RC123
ID: 24019684
Sorry, I forgot to include the image files needed to view the htm properly.
circle-white-blue.jpg
mano-logo-videosNEW425x344.jpg
bad-bottom-margin.JPG
what-it-should-look-like.JPG
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by:LZ1
ID: 24019943
The first thing I would recommend is making a separate ID for the image DIV.  And then putting your CSS in their rather than inline.  
let me know if that works. I tried it on my end, and it looked ok.
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by:RC123
ID: 24020684
Do you mean like this: ??

background-image: url(circle-white-blue.jpg);
background-position: 10px 10px;
width: 10px;
height: 10px;
float: right;
font-size: 0;
}

#logoImage {
style='width: 425px;
height:844px;
margin-left: auto;
margin-right: auto;
}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="container">
<span class="tl"></span><span class="tr"></span>
<div id="logoImage">
<img src="images/mano-logo-videosNEW425x344.jpg" width="425" height="344">
</div>
<span class="bl"></span><span class="br"></span>
</div>
</body>
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by:LZ1
ID: 24020760
Yes, just like that.
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by:RC123
ID: 24020966
It doesn't work in IE 6.0
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I think that maybe this cannot done because the various browsers are too different.
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