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Christina of Sweden - The Androgynous Queen

Christina of Sweden - The Androgynous Queen (1626 – 1689) - Part of the Regal Twelve series.

 

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Christina was born into Swedish royalty. Her father’s only heir, she was raised as a Prince, educated as a boy and adored traditionally male sports. Christina even took the oath as a king, not a queen. Growing up, she was nicknamed “Girl King” and, at the age of six, upon her father’s death, Christina became the Queen of Sweden.

 

Photographer: Alexia Sinclair

Lighting: 1000 Monoblock, Softbox camera right (directly at model)

 

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Taken on August 1, 2009