Tarot History

The history of tarot is as rich and fascinating as the cards themselves.

Modern Tarot: 1909-Present

Modern tarot was born in 1909, when a scholar named Arthur Edward Waite designed a new tarot deck—and when he ...
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Madame Lenormand’s Cards of Fortune

In Paris, a fortuneteller named Marie-Anne Adelaide Lenormand was renowned for her card-reading skills. Though her deck wasn’t a tarot ...
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The Casanova Cards

In Russia, a teenage peasant girl named Zaira learned the art of card-reading from travelling fortune tellers. In 1765, when ...
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Bianca Maria Visconti’s Tarot

Above: Bianca Maria Visconti as the Virgin with her eldest son, Galeazzo Maria, as the Child Jesus Christ and her ...
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Tarot’s Language of Love

Tarot cards were first developed in Italy, and then spread to France. Given the fact that those are two of ...
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Madame Sosostris

Madame Sosostris, famous clairvoyante, Had a bad cold, nevertheless Is known to be the wisest woman in Europe, With a ...
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