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Cherries
oil on canvas
22 x 20 in
1981

Penny Machines
oil on canvas
23¾ x 29¾ in
1961

Stack of Books
oil on canvas
30 x 24 in
n.d.

Seven Suckers
oil on canvas
19 x 23 in
1970

Twin Jackpots
oil on canvas
30 x 46 in
1962

Ties
oil on canvas
20 x 26 in
1980

Cake Slices
oil on canvas
20 x 16 in
n.d.

Notes 6 - 10

8. Ordinary dividends

Amounts recognised as distributions to equity holders in the year:
  2009 2008 2007 2009 2008 2007
Per share Pence per share £m £m £m
2008 Second interim dividend paid 10.28p 9.13p 7.61p 126.1 103.1 89.1
2009 First interim dividend paid 5.19p 5.19p 4.32p 63.7 58.7 49.8
  15.47p 14.32p 11.93p 189.8 161.8 138.9
  2009 2008 2007 2009 2008 2007
Per ADR1 Cents per ADR £m £m £m
2008 Second interim dividend paid 95.2¢ 91.4¢ 70.1¢ 233.6 206.4 164.2
2009 First interim dividend paid 40.7¢ 48.1¢ 43.2¢ 99.8 108.7 99.7
  135.9¢ 139.5¢ 113.3¢ 333.4 315.1 263.9
Second interim dividend for the year ended 31 December 2009:
  2009 2008 2007
Per share Pence per share
2009 Second interim dividend 10.28p 10.28p 9.13p
  2009 2008 2007
Per ADR1 Cents per ADR
2009 Second interim dividend 80.53¢ 95.24¢ 91.4¢
Note
1
These figures have been translated for convenience purposes only, using the approximate average rate for the year shown in the consolidated income statement. This conversion should not be construed as a representation that the pound sterling amounts actually represent, or could be converted into, US dollars at the rates indicated.

The payment of dividends will not have any tax consequences for the Group.

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