40/50.- Brussels, Queen Elizabeth and King Albert I
The picture shows the statue celebrating Queen Elizabeth, who distinguished
herself during World War I by volunteering as a nurse caring for wounded
soldiers, and later as the initiator of the Queen Elizabeth music festival,
with its world-famous competition. Her statue faces the equestrian statue
of her husband, Albert I, who was called the Soldier King in acknowledgement
of his bravery on the battlefield.