Sound Mirrors

Concrete structures of various forms, usually including a concrete dish linked to microphones, acting as early warning systems to detect and transmit the sound of incoming zeppelins; installed along the English coast facing Europe during the early 20th century.

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Go Historic ID
28780
Names
sound mirrors
sound mirror
mirrors, sound
acoustical sound mirrors
listening posts
geluidspiegels Dutch
geluidspiegel Dutch
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300256897. The J. Paul Getty Trust.