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Hannah Kokoschka planting poppies at the Tower of London August 2014 as part of Paul Cummins amazing installation "Blood Swept Land and Seas of Red."

This summer, the Tower Of London was surrounded by a sea of crimson. The installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, commemorated each and every British or Commonwealth fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea spilling out and surrounding The Tower of London

Red Poppies all around the moat at the Tower of London. The poppies are part of a ceramic poppy installation called ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ which marks the centenary of the outbreak of the...

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Stunning Installation of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies Honors Lives Lost in WWI

A breathtaking tribute to the lives lost in WWI, in the form of nearly a million ceramic poppies.

Poppies Pour Like Blood from the Tower of London - This summer, the Tower Of London will be surrounded by a sea of crimson. This installation, conceived by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, will commemorate each and every British and Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower's dry moat.

Ceramic Poppies at Tower of London 2014. The installation of over 888,000 red ceramic poppies was created by artists Paul Cummins & Tom Piper, each poppy representing a British or colonial fatality during World War One.

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An Incredible Bird's Eye View Of The Ceramic Poppies Outside The Tower Of London

The 888,246 poppies around it are ceramic, and each represents a British military fatality in World War I. | An Incredible Bird's Eye View Of The Ceramic Poppies Outside The Tower Of London

Hannah Kokoschka planting poppies at the Tower of London August 2014 as part of Paul Cummins amazing installation "Blood Swept Land and Seas of Red."