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 Wands throughout this suit are always in leaf, as it is a suit of life and animation. Emotionally and otherwise, the Queen'A dark woman, countrywoman, friendly, chaste, loving, honourable. If the card beside her signifies a man, she is well disposed towards him; if a woman, she is interested in the Querent. Also, love of money, or a certain success in business.
Good, economical, obliging, serviceable. Signifies also--but in certain positions and in the neighbourhood of other cards tending in such directions--opposition, jealousy, even deceit and infidelity.
Dark woman. A friend. A serious person. A very good counsellor. The mother of a family.
A good harvest, which may be taken in several senses.
Goodwill towards the Querent, but without the opportunity to exercise it.
Misfortune. Bad friends. Slander. Loss.
Woman living in the country, Lady of the Manor, Love of Money, Avarice, Usury
A good a virtuous Woman, but strict and economical, Obstacles, Resistance, Opposition.
A dark woman, loving but hasty, and bearing no malice
harassed by jealousy.
an hotel, or place of public resort, where you will make an agreeable acquaintance.