King Leopold I - bust3D Model
Bust of the first King of Belgium King Leopold I was the founing father of the first permanent military base in Belgium. He ordered to install a huge training camp (‘le Camp de Beverloo’) near the border with the Netherlands, the former invader of the newly born country (in 1830). The military training area was installed and built in 1835. As later on the barracks and their military occupants expanded, more civil merchants and their families arrived and kept living in the immediately surroundings, the Military Command solved this question in granting them living West of the barracks and training fields. A new village was born and baptised “Bourg-Léopold” (later translated into “Leopoldsburg”. In honor of the First King Leopold I. His bust can be visited in front of the Karmel Monastery (Karmel Maria Middelares) in the village center (51°06‘59”N, 5°15‘49”E).
The bust was photographed with the photogrammetry-process, edited in Agisoft Standard and uploaded by Simlab Composer.