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888,246 ceramic poppies infill the tower of london for remembrance day

Nearly 900,000 handmade ceramic poppies placed for the Tower of London Remembrance Day. Marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, this striking and visually fantastic tribute is something Londoners can be proud of. Via DesignBoom:
888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
888,246 ceramic poppies spill out from a window onto the vast grassy expanse
image © richard lea-hair and historic royal palaces

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
the evolving installation has seen the transformation of the tower of london’s moat
image © richard lea-hair and historic royal palaces

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
image © richard lea-hair and historic royal palaces

888,246 ceramic poppies infill the tower of london for remembrance day
the ceramic installation has grown massively throughout the past months
image © designboom

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
poppies sweet throughout the vast expanse
image © designboom

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
the installation weaves through the grounds at the tower of london
image © designboom

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
hundreds of thousands of flowers have been placed by volunteers
image © designboom

888,246 ceramic poppies infill the tower of london for remembrance day
the sweeping sea of red poppies
image © designboom

 

 

making the poppies – the tower of london remembers
video courtesy of historic royal palaces

888,246 ceramic poppies tower of london for remembrance day
image © richard lea-hair and historic royal palaces

888,246 ceramic poppies infill the tower of london for remembrance day
image © historic royal palaces

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One Response to “Poppies of London”

  1. alexraphael

    My mum was able to go. I put the photos up on my blog. I am glad you are highlighting it in your blog. They really are so striking.

    Reply

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