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.
Creation, invention, enterprise, the powers which result in these; principle, beginning, source; birth, family, origin, and in a sense the virility which is behind them; the starting point of enterprises; according to another account, money, fortune, inheritance.
Fall, decadence, ruin, perdition, to perish also a certain clouded joy.
Commencement of an enterprise.
Calamities of all kinds.
A sign of birth.
Engagement. Happy marriage and riches. Broken engagement. Separation of lovers.
Birth, Commencement, Beginning, Origin, Source
Persecution, Pursuits Voilence, Vexation, Cruelty, Tyranny.
Good luck, letters or papers relating to money, pleasant tidings
short-lived happiness, a tiresome correspondence.
you will become a widower (widow) and will marry a young widow (young man) and have ten children.