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Hi I have the below html.  There is a graphic in the div id="Header".  I want to put the div's for classes photobox for the graphics in the div officers on the bottom portion (over it)  of the header.

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<body>  
    <div id="Wrapper">
        <div id="Header"></div>
        <div class="clear"></div>
        <div id="officers">
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/a.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/d.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/e.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/f.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/g.png" alt="" />text</div>
            <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/h.png" alt=""/>text</div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

CSS for this is:

      #Wrapper
        {
            margin: 0 auto;
            max-width:1200px;
        }
       
       #Header
        {          
            margin: 0 auto;
            width: 1100px;
            height: 455px;
            background: url(images/background.png) 0 0 no-repeat;
            float:left;
        }  
           
        #officers        
        {
            background-color:#294143;
            height:200px;
            width:1100px;
            float:left;            
        }
       
        .photobox
        {
            height:200px;
            width:105px;
            padding:10px 3px 3px 3px;
            text-align:center;
            float:left;
            font-family:Calibri;
            font-size:.7em;
            color:White;      
        }

        .clear
        {
           clear:both;
        }
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Question by:Charles Baldo
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Do you mean like thisss85.jpg
To get this do the following
1. move your Officers inside your header
<body>  
    <div id="Wrapper">
        <div id="Header">
          <div id="officers">
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/a.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/b.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/d.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/e.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/f.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/g.png" alt="" />text</div>
              <div class="photobox"><img class="photo" src="images/h.png" alt=""/>text</div>
          </div>
       </div>
        <div class="clear"></div>
    </div>
</body>

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Now fix your styling
i. Make header position: relative
#Header {          
  margin: 0 auto;
  width: 1100px;
  height: 455px;
  background: url(images/background.png) 0 0 no-repeat;
  float:left;
  position: relative;
}  

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ii. Remove the background from the officers container and make it position absolute positioned at the bottom
#officers {
  height:200px;
  width:1100px;
  float:left;            
  position: absolute;
  bottom: 0;
}

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by:Charles Baldo
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Nice I see you mix the absolute with the relative positions , thanks again for your excellent help
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by:Julian Hansen
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I see you mix the absolute with the relative positions
Necessary to make sure the children (photobox) are positioned relative to their parent.

You can read more about background images and positioning in this article https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/28823/4-Methods-for-creating-image-overlays-in-HTML-using-CSS-and-PHP-GD2.html
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Thank you worked well.  I thought I already assigned you points?
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I thought I already assigned you points?
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