Pivotal and canonical, this deck defined a new pattern that would be followed up to the present.
Designed by A.E. Waite and Illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. England, 1911.
The card signifies strength in opposition. If attacked, the person will meet an onslaught boldly; and his build shews, that he may prove a formidable antagonist. With this main significance there are all its possible adjuncts--delay, suspension, adjournment.
Obstacles, adversity, calamity.
Generally speaking, a bad card.
Annoyances. Troubles from friends. Quarrels. Lawsuit
Order, Discipline, Good Arrangement, Disposition
Obstacles, Crosses, Delay, Displeasure.
An unlooked-for inheritance, money acquired under a will
a small, friendly gift.
difficulty with the police; suits at law; an inheritance by will.