Details of the MerryDay Tarot
Solandia's Summary: The MerryDay Tarot is a magical, fantastical, incredible tarot deck, mixing fantasy and reality. The artwork has its basis in the Rider-Waite, but is filled with detail, dragons and natural elements. The suits are multi-cultural and all associations with formal religion in the deck have been removed.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 4.63 x 2.87 inches = 11.75cm x 7.30cm
Publisher: Published by Mill House McCabe
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Cups, Swords, Wands, Pentacles
Court Cards: Elemental, Warrior, Queen, King
Major Titles: 0/22 Fool, Wizard, 1 Apprentice, 2 Oracle, 3 Empress, 4 Emperor, 5 Mentor, 6 Lovers, 7 Student, 8 Strength, 9 Teacher, 10 Lady Destiny, 11 Justice, 12 Journeyman, 13 Metamorphosis, 14 Time Lord, 15 Tempter, 16 Tower, 17 Star, 18 Moon, 19 Sun, 20 Judgment, 21 World
The Fool is 0 Strength is 8 Justice is 11
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Black and white with the words MERRYDAY TAROT DECK and images from the invisible kingdom.
Companion Material: Companion booklet in English with two card summary of the card names, keywords,
numbers and a summary of the four season information.
Separate book, Merryday Tarot Numerology Invisible Kingdom (copyright 2000), was written by the deck author as is available separately for purchase.
Book subjects include: numerology, explanation of the Invisible
Kingdom (on which the deck is based), explanation of all
the cards, and explanation of symbols used in the
Excerpt of the
MerryDay Tarot review by Kim Huggens: I acquired this lovely deck a few months ago from
another Aeclectic member, and I must say that it has
proved to be not only a wonderful addition to my
collection, but a very good reading deck too.
The artist, Louisa Poole, whilst keeping largely to the Rider Waite
and some Thoth meanings, has done a wonderful job of
interpreting each card differently, often changing the images
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