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Swedish Royals send summer greetings with new photo

by Victoria Howard

The Swedish Royal Family have released a photo of them on holiday, to send ‘summer greetings’ to the public.

Taken at Solliden Palace on Öland earlier this month, on Victoria’s birthday, King Carl XVI Gustaf is joined by his wife, Queen Silvia, and their expanding family, all matching in blue and nude.

The Swedish Royal Family gathered for a photo on their holiday (Kungahuset)

Future Queen, Crown Princess Victoria, balances Prince Oscar on her knee, as she perches on the arm of the bench. Husband Daniel stands beside her, while Princess Estelle sits on this bench next to her grandmother, Silvia. Her cousin Prince Nicolas is on the other side.

Princess Madeleine holds Princess Leonore, with Chris standing behind her, who is joined by Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, who holds Prince Alexander, 1; Sofia is currently 7 months pregnant, expecting her and Carl Philip’s second child in September.

The King completes the photo at the rear, with Solliden Palace in the background.

It makes quite a change from last year’s photo, showing how all the children have grown.

The 2016 summer holiday photo from the Swedish Royal Family kungahuset)

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2 comments

Gordon Cairns Wed 26 July, 2017 - 4:31 pm

Lovely Family photos
…but what is meant by: “…..all matching in blue and nude? I can see.bare faces and some bare arms and legs. Is ‘nude’ a colour now…me must be getting oldee.

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Victoria Howard Wed 26 July, 2017 - 5:42 pm

Hi Gordon; yes, nude is like a blush pink colour, as can be seen on Madeleine and Sofia.
Victoria

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