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Tower Poppies

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" was an installation by ceramic artist Paul Cummins, with setting by stage designer Tom Piper. It was officially unveiled on 5 August 2014, one hundred years since the first full day of Britainís involvement in the First World War, and by 11 November would have 888,246 ceramic poppies in the moat around the Tower of London, each poppy representing a British or Colonial military fatality during the war. Official website: LinkExternal link
by Stephen Craven

Created: Mon, 4 Aug 2014, Updated: Mon, 4 Aug 2014


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TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : The edge of the Tower of London by Hamish Griffin
TQ3380 : Poppies at the Tower 7 by Bill Nicholls
TQ3380 : Volunteers, Tower of London Poppies by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Richard Croft
TQ3380 : Watching the Crowd by Bill Nicholls
TQ3380 : Tower of London Poppies, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : Tower poppies: plaque by Stephen Craven
TQ3380 : Tower of London Poppies, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : The edge of the Tower of London by Hamish Griffin
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Tower poppies (2) by Stephen Craven
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Poppies at The Tower of London #4 by Richard Humphrey
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Tower poppies by Ian Capper
TQ3380 : Tower of London Poppies, Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : Poppies in the Moat at night. (2) by David Anstiss
TQ3380 : Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, Tower Poppies by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : Poppies at The Tower of London #10 by Richard Humphrey
TQ3380 : Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, Tower Poppies by Oast House Archive
TQ3380 : Poppies at The Tower of London #3 by Richard Humphrey
TQ3380 : Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, Tower Poppies by Oast House Archive

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