Netherlands: check out the Calling Lady in Eindhoven

Meet the Calling Lady! This bronze statue with a mouth wide open is located in the Municipal Park in Eindhoven (Stadswandelpark) since 1936.

Though known as the Calling Lady, it is a radio monument that commemorates the first wireless radio connection between the Country of the Netherlands and the Dutch East Indies that took place in 1927, together with a radio transmission of a speech of Queen Wilhelmina at the Philips Research Lab that same year.

It is a landmark of the city of Eindhoven, so if you are in the area, check it out ! the park is also very pleasant to spend time in.

Some pictures of the Calling Lady Radio monument:

See my other posts on the Netherlands

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  1. Thanks for the explanation, the view of the sculpture is not really self-explanatory!

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