Bohemian Gothic Tarot
The Bohemian Gothic Tarot is the dark sister of the Victorian Romantic Tarot. It's a deck of the shadows; dark, beautiful, a little melancholy and mysterious. The editions of the deck and a deck-and-book set are now out of print.
Bohemian Gothic Tarot review by Kate Hill
“Explore the shadow sides of life; the wisdom and truth that may lie in nightmare, dark imagination, and the fear of the supernatural.”
The Bohemian Gothic Tarot is the latest deck from publishing house Magic Realist Press, and their first with a dark and Gothic-inspired theme.
Artistically, the style of the cards is based on nineteenth century studio portraits and German romantic photographic postcards. It was in the eighteenth century that Gothic began, with the book of ‘The Castle of Otranto’ which was written in 1764 by Walpole, though it’s most well-known for the revival in Victorian times, thanks to Edgar Allen Poe and Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.
The cards aren’t linked with specific Gothic tales or characters, but Karen Mahony and Alex Ukolov have blend... read more reviews.
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Category: Borderless Decks
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More About These CardsName: Bohemian Gothic Tarot
Creators: Alex Ukolov, Karen Mahony
Publisher: Magic Realist Press 2007
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: Unique Scenes With Suit Symbols
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Companion Material: 285-page companion book in English.
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