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The artistic Queen: How Margrethe of Denmark forged a public profile outside her royal role

Royal Central } Jessica Storoschuk

… In the early 1970s, Margrethe created illustrations for the Lord of the Rings books and sent the drawings to J.R.R. Tolkien. Tolkien was impressed with her work and how similar they were to his own illustrations. In 1977, Margrethe’s drawings were used as the basis for the Danish translation of the series (redrawn by Eric Fraser). However, she used a pseudonym for these, Ingahild Grathmer.…

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