Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles
Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles is a unique deck based primarily on the iconography of the Dodal Marseilles, but with a modern twist in dress and attitude. First printed in a limited edition of 50 decks during the 2005 Melbourne International Tarot Conference, it's now also being published by Schiffer Books.
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Assocation for Tarot Studies 2005
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Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles review by Kate Hill
Major Tom Schick's inspiration for his modern Marseilles cards was the historical French style of cards, known in English as the Tarot of Marseilles and dating back to the early eighteenth century. His concept was the remain as true to the Marseilles iconography as possible, while translating their dress from the medieval European style to what they could be wearing today - and making it more relevant and accessible to a modern audience.
Tom studied several of the many Marseilles variations available; primarily the Dussere Dodal, but also Kris Hadar's Le Veritable Tarot de Marseille, the US Games/Carta Mundi version of the Tarot de Marseille, the read more reviews.
Similar Decks to Major Tom's Tarot of MarseillesTheme: Marseilles-Inspired
Creator: Major Tom's Tarot, Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles (2nd ed.) by Thomas Schick
More About These CardsName: Major Tom's Tarot of Marseilles
Creators: Thomas Schick
Publisher: Assocation for Tarot Studies 2005
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Marseilles
Minor Arcana Style: Marseilles-Style Pips
The Fool is 0
Strength is 11
Justice is 8
Card Language: English
Card Back: Reversible
Companion Material: None