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.

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.

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

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

Tower of London on Armistice Day | 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' installation of 888,246 red ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of World War 1. The final poppy was planted on Armistice Day. The Weeping Window, England | by Elaine Williams #london www.littlemissscrabbled.co.uk

Tower of London on Armistice Day | 'Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red' installation of 888,246 red ceramic poppies to commemorate the centenary of World War 1. The final poppy was planted on Armistice Day. The Weeping Window, England | by Elaine Williams #london www.littlemissscrabbled.co.uk

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.

In Pictures: Poppies At The Tower Of London

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.

Poppy installation at the Tower of London to commemorate those who died in the First World War #poppy #TowerOfLondon

In pictures: The poppies at the Tower of London

Poppy installation at the Tower of London to commemorate those who died in the First World War #poppy #TowerOfLondon

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

Pictures of the day: 3 October 2014

'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, created to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War. It will eventually include 888,246 ceramic poppies to represent all British or colonial military fatalities of the conflict.

Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red, created to mark the centenary of the start of the Great War. It will eventually include 888,246 ceramic poppies to represent all British or colonial military fatalities of the conflict.

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

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.

The Weeping Window - Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

The Weeping Window - Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red: 888,246 Ceramic Poppies at the Tower of London to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" The Tower of London's display of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" The Tower of London's display of 888,246 Ceramic Poppies commemorating the 100th anniversary of WWI, by Paul Cummins

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...

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...

In Pictures: Poppies At The Tower Of London | Londonist. Poppies to commemorate the anniversary.

In Pictures: Poppies At The Tower Of London | Londonist. Poppies to commemorate the anniversary.

With almost all of the 888,246 poppies now in place, the Queen was rendered almost invisible as she walked through the sea of ceramic crimson blooms during a tour of the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London. After Armistice Day on the 11th November, the poppies will be sold to raise funds for Help for Heroes and other military charities. 16th October 2014

The Queen visits the Tower of London #royal

With almost all of the 888,246 poppies now in place, the Queen was rendered almost invisible as she walked through the sea of ceramic crimson blooms during a tour of the Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red installation at the Tower of London. After Armistice Day on the 11th November, the poppies will be sold to raise funds for Help for Heroes and other military charities. 16th October 2014

“At the time the project started the target of 5,000 seemed like a big feat to conquer.” – 5000 Poppies blog. | A Sea Of Poppies Has Filled Melbourne's Federation Square And It Looks Amazing

“At the time the project started the target of 5,000 seemed like a big feat to conquer.” – 5000 Poppies blog. | A Sea Of Poppies Has Filled Melbourne's Federation Square And It Looks Amazing

The Tower of London Poppies: Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red ~ Kuriositas

The Tower of London Poppies: Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red ~ Kuriositas

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