News / UK by Press Association 04/10/2018, 1:36 pm FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter A giant poppy display commemorating the First World War, which has been seen by millions, has arrived at the final stop of its four-year nationwide tour. The Weeping Window sculpture depicts poppies streaming out of an upper window of London’s Imperial War Museum. The sculpture is part of the artistic project that began in 2014 with the display of 888,246 poppies outside the Tower of London to represent each person from Britain and its colonies who died in the First World War, and various iterations of the design have been on show in locations including Plymouth, Orkney, Southend and Belfast. More than four million people have seen the poppy displays, according to 14-18 NOW, the art commissioning organisation behind the project. Speaking outside the museum on Thursday, the sculpture’s designer Tom Piper said: “For me it is very fitting it ends up here at the Imperial War Museum, which is here to examine war and the cost of war. “In no way do I see it as a glorification of war, it is a tribute to the spirit of those… Read full this story
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