Saturday, November 10, 2007

The Royal British Legion - Media Centre - Latest News - Remembrance - "Garden of Remembrance" established in virtual world

The Royal British Legion - Media Centre - Latest News - Remembrance - "Garden of Remembrance" established in virtual world

"Cenotaph Rebuilt In Second Life®

For the second time in its history, the Cenotaph has been rebuilt. The first was in 1920, when the plaster-and-wood Cenotaph hastily erected a year earlier was replaced with the existing Portland stone version familiar to millions.

And now, the Cenotaph has been rebuilt in the virtual world of Second Life. An exact replica of the structure designed by Sir Edwin Luytens for ceremonial use in Whitehall, the virtual Cenotaph is surrounded by a field of poppies representing the sacrifices made by members of the Armed Forces from World War One to the present day....."

The Royal British Legion - Media Centre - Latest News - Remembrance - "Garden of Remembrance" established in virtual world
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