Details of the Hanson-Roberts Tarot
Solandia's Summary: The Hanson-Roberts Tarot is the deck I learnt to read with.. it's an easy to understand one for beginners and has positive, slightly medieval artwork that was originally drawn in coloured pencil. Some of the humans look a little odd, but it grows on you.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.37 x 3.87 inches = 6.03cm x 9.84cm
Publisher: Published by US Games
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Rods, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: The Fool, The Magician, The High Priestess, The Empress, The Emperor, The Hierophant, The Lovers, The Chariot, Strength, The Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgment, The World
The Fool is Unnumbered Strength is 8 Justice is 11
Other Decks by Creator(s):
Universal Waite Tarot,
by Mary Hanson-Roberts.
Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Celtic knotwork design in green, yellow and pink on blue.
Companion Material: Small companion leaflet usually accompanies this deck in its several editions.
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Excerpt of the
Hanson-Roberts Tarot review by Tom LeBlanc, CTC: The Hanson-Roberts Tarot Deck is often a favorite
deck for novice and seasoned readers alike.
Accomplished artist Mary Hanson-Roberts' primary goal appears
to have been to provide an aesthetically pleasing,
manageable deck that is a very faithful rendition of the
Rider-Waite-Smith (RWS) system. Toward that end, her use of colored
pencil, printed on high-quality plastic-coated card st... read more.
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