Mark the Evangelist

Mark the Evangelist

Ulrika Eleonora the younger was a reigning queen of Sweden from 1718–1720. The Crown then transferred to her consort King Fredrik I. Her period of reign marked the beginning of what has come to be known as ‘frihetstiden’ (the Age of Liberty) within Swedish historiography. Ulrika Eleonora the younger was the youngest child of King… Continue reading Mark the Evangelist

The Unicorn in the Forest

The Unicorn in the Forest

Märta Måås-Fjetterström was an internationally renowned textile artist of the early 1900s. Märta Måås-Fjetterström was born in Kimstad in Östergötland in 1873. Her family later moved to Vadstena where her father Rudolf Fjetterström was a rural dean. Her mother Livia tended to the family farm and gave birth to eight children. During the period of… Continue reading The Unicorn in the Forest