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.
Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage.
Voided ambition, vanity, cupidity, exaction, usury. It may also signify the possession of skill, in the sense of the ingenious mind turned to cunning and intrigue.
Partial success. Great loss of money at last moment.
A young man in business who has relations with the Querent; a dark girl.
The Querent will be compromised in a matter of money-lending.
Invitations. A love affair. Pleasure for the beloved. A love affair in the family.
A dark Girl, Beauty, Candour, Chastity, Innocence, Modesty
Flattery, Usury, Hypocrisy, Shifty.
what you dream on the night between Friday and Saturday, will come out true. If you do the contrary to that which some one whispers in your ear, you will have good luck. This card also signifies the prosperous course of any business undertaking; a bountiful harvest, and a fruitful marriage.