Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red

The major art installation Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red at the Tower of London, marked one hundred years since the first full day of Britain’s involvement in the First World War.  Each poppy represented a British military facility during the war.  The poppies encircled the iconic landmark, creating not only a spectacular display visible from all around the Tower but also a location for personal reflection.  All the poppies were sold, the proceeds to be shared equally amongst six service charities.


In this edition of 4Walls Mal considers two similar and straightforward methods of framing a poppy, both viewing it in plan view, one with the certificate and the second, including both the certificate and the booklet.  This latter design keeps all the relevant memorabilia safely together

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