Morgan-Greer Tarot

The Morgan-Greer Tarot is a reworking of the Rider-Waite deck created in the 1970s. The cards are borderless, and the artwork has a lush, immediate feel, where the characters are shown in close-up. It's a good option for beginners.

Created by Bill Greer, Lloyd Morgan
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - US Games 1979
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Morgan-Greer Tarot review by Robert Evans

The Morgan-Greer Tarot is based on the classic Rider-Waite deck drawn by Pamela Coleman Smith. The Rider-Waite is so ineptly drawn that it has inspired numerous attempts at improvement, often simply by use of different colors than Smith's original. Greer's tarot deck starts off with entirely new drawings painted in exceptionally rich color. With no borders, the card images run the full length of the cards. Rather than paint full scenes as did Smith, Greer chooses to paint from a closer perspective, so figures are often head/shoulders or three quarters in length; this allows for more detail in the painting of each character portrayed in the cards. The symbolism follows Rider-Waite closely, with only a few departures: the nine of swords, traditionally the ... read more reviews.

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Theme: Beginner
Category: Available Decks, Borderless Decks, Decks of the 70s
Creator: Morgan-Greer Tarot in a Tin by Lloyd Morgan Morgan-Greer Tarot in a Tin by Bill Greer

More About These Cards

Name: Morgan-Greer Tarot
Creators: Bill Greer, Lloyd Morgan
Publisher: US Games 1979
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Rods, Cups, Swords, Pentacles
Court Cards: Page, Knight, Queen, King
Major Titles: Fool, Magician, High Priestess, Empress, Emperor, Hierophant, Lovers, Chariot, Strength, Hermit, Wheel of Fortune, Justice, The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, The Devil, The Tower, The Star, The Moon, The Sun, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 4.72 x 2.76 in. = 12.00cm x 7.00cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Pale blue with white stars

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