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Marking the Centenary of the end of World War One

 25/10/2018

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal launched today with a 6m high poppy installation at the National Maritime Museum
 

The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal launch today with a 6m high poppy installation at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich - one of a series of installations across the country. Poppy red threads featuring messages from the First World War generation reach out from this central point and are positioned to face in the exact direction of poignant partner locations. The installations aim to highlight how the legacy of the First World War is woven through the fabric of the nation, often in unexpected places. The messages written on the threads and the locations have been chosen to acknowledge the wide range of contributions from across the First World War generation.  

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The ABA will mark 100 years since the Armistice at the Chelsea Rare Book Fair when exhibitors will show related works.

'Peace in Our Time' cover designed by E McKnight Kauffer (BAS)