TQ3380 : Poppies by the Tower, London

taken 9 years ago, near to City of London, The City of London, England

Poppies by the Tower, London
Poppies by the Tower, London
Poppies in the Moat

From 5 August 2014 to 11 November 2014, a major artistic installation entitled 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' sees the Tower of London's famous dry moat filled with over 800,000 ceramic poppies to create a powerful visual commemoration for the First World War Centenary.

Tower of London

The Tower of London was started by William I in 1080 and has been added to by various monarchs over time. For a fuller history see LinkExternal link
Most of the site is both a scheduled ancient monument and Grade I, II* and II listed. LinkExternal link
Website: LinkExternal link
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Christine Matthews and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Park and Public Gardens City, Town centre Primary Subject: Memorial other tags: Tower of London Remembrance Poppies Tower Poppies Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Tower [3351] · London [2963] Title Clusters: · Poppies by the Tower, London [34] ·
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 28 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 29 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3357 8050 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.4591N 0:4.6055W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3349 8052
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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