The Tower Of London Is Surrounded By 888,246 Red Poppies This Summer To Remember The Fallen Soldiers Of WW1

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It’s been a hundred years since the first gun-shot of the First World War, and this summer, a sea of crimson was pour like blood from the Tower of London to honor the dead soldiers of World War I, this was conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, and this installation is entitled “Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red”, it will be unveiled on August 5th, exactly 100 years after the first day of Britain involvement in World War 1. The final, 888,246th flower will be planted on November 11th, 2014 – a day of remembrance in the U.K. set aside to commemorate the end of the war.

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Massimo Usai

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Massimo Usai

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Massimo Usai

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Massimo Usai

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the tower of London is surrounded by 888,246 red poppies this summer to remember the fallen soldiers of WW1
Historic Royal Palaces

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