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 speaks for itself on the surface, but other readings are entirely antithetical--giving joy, mildness, timidity, honour, modesty. In practice, it is usually found that the card shews the decline of a matter, or that a matter which has been thought to be important is really of slight consequence--either for good or evil.
Great joy, happiness, feasting.
Jealousy and trouble.
Marriage with a fair woman.
Honours. Approbation. Jealousy. Misery.
A fair Girl, Friendship, Attachment, Tenderness
Gaiety, Feasting, Joy, Pleasure.
Thoughts of marriage, affections of a fair person
parents and children live together in unity and love; the parents will receive birth-day gifts from their children.