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Friday, 17 May, 2002, 12:00 GMT 13:00 UK
Picture Gallery: TV ads promote 'quirky UK'
The British Tourist Authority has launched a television advertising campaign designed to entice visitors to the UK with a series of quirky images emphasising British eccentricity.

Here are some of the images from the campaign.

Black cab
Wellington boots rain down on a London cab

Teacup
A floating teacup: traditional with a surreal twist

bulldog
The iconic British bulldog

Flowerfield
A bowler-hatted City worker stands in a field of flowers

Trafalgar Square
Couples waltz through Trafalgar Square

Knight's tennis game
Knights in armour play tennis

Wellington boot-throwing contest
A Wellington boot-throwing contest outside Cennan Castle, South Wales

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