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.
Metier, trade, skilled labour; usually, however, regarded as a card of nobility, aristocracy, renown, glory.
Mediocrity, in work and otherwise, puerility, pettiness, weakness.
A small sum of money.
If for a man, celebrity for his eldest son.
Depends on neighbouring cards.
Nobility, Elevation, Dignity, Rank, Power
Children, Sons, Daughters, Youths, Commencement.
a husband will seek you when you have learned to cook, to be a good nurse, and to sing; your wife will love you and be faithful to you, if you keep near her and at home; discord with your wedded partner, but finally reconciliation and lasting peace