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No, this isn't a clever green screen illusion, just the Tower Of London surrounded by a 888,246 red ceramic poppies in a flowing sea around the historical structure. This installation was created by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper, commemorating each and every British or Colonial fatality from World War 1 by planting. Continue reading for more pictures and additional information.

It's titled, "Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red", and will be officially unveiled on August 5th, which is "exactly 100 years after the first day of Britain involvement in World War 1." According to Bored Panda, "the final, 888,246th flower will be planted on November 11th, 2014 - a day of remembrance in the U.K. set aside to commemorate the end of the war."


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