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 or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower. My mum purchased a poppy for a relative lost in this battle. Absolutely beautiful.

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 or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting 888, 246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the tower. My mum purchased a poppy for a relative lost in this battle. Absolutely beautiful.

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Red ceramic poppies fill the moat of the Tower of London to commemorate every British or Commonwealth soldier killed during the war.

Red ceramic poppies fill the moat of the Tower of London to commemorate every British or Commonwealth soldier killed during the war.

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L-R Chelsea Pensioner, Yeoman of the Guard and Grenadier Guard amongst the poppy installation at the Tower of London commemorating the fallen of WWI

L-R Chelsea Pensioner, Yeoman of the Guard and Grenadier Guard amongst the poppy installation at the Tower of London commemorating the fallen of WWI

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Tower of London - Traitor's Gate where all prisoners of importance entered the Tower.
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Tower of London, Raven. Eight ravens are kept at the Tower of London. Their wings are clipped so they can't fly away.  Legend has it that failing to have Ravens reside at the Tower will cause it to crumble and a terrible disaster shall befall England.

Tower of London, Raven. Eight ravens are kept at the Tower of London. Their wings are clipped so they can't fly away. Legend has it that failing to have Ravens reside at the Tower will cause it to crumble and a terrible disaster shall befall England.

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The team of cleaners abseiled down from the top of the tower to clean the face of the famous clock, Big Ben, London

The team of cleaners abseiled down from the top of the tower to clean the face of the famous clock, Big Ben, London

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A Beefeater and Merlin the raven at the Tower , London Mother fucker I'm gonna shit on your hat  #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

A Beefeater and Merlin the raven at the Tower , London Mother fucker I'm gonna shit on your hat #RePin by AT Social Media Marketing - Pinterest Marketing Specialists ATSocialMedia.co.uk

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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.

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.

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'Blood swept lands and seas of red' – poppy display at the Tower of London. I wish I could've seen this!!!

'Blood swept lands and seas of red' – poppy display at the Tower of London. I wish I could've seen this!!!

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