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Shakespearian Tarot

Based on Shakespeare's many and varied plays, the Shakespearian Tarot deck shows Romeo and Juliet as the Lovers, Hamlet as the Hanged Man and Lear the Hermit. Each card has a quote from a Shakespeare play which matches the image.

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Created by Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, Paul Hardy
Tarot Deck - 78 Cards - Aquarian Press 1997


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Card Images from the Shakespearian Tarot


15cups 15death 15hermit 15lovers 15wands 15world


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Shakespearian Tarot review by Fairyhedgehog

The Shakespearian Tarot was created by Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, who also designed the Servants of the Light deck. It is intended to be a working tarot deck which will appeal equally to tarot enthusiasts and to lovers of Shakespeare. The rich illustrations by Paul Hardy, quotes from Shakespeare and Dolores' expertise in the Tarot somehow fail to come together into the expected masterpiece but leave us with a fascinating, intriguing and sometimes frustrating deck.

The Shakespearian Tarot (which is currently out of print) comes as a deck and book set in a substantial cardboard box. Each card has a title giving its place in the tarot deck, eg III Empress, or Two of Swords; a picture depicting a scene from a Shakespeare play; and a quotation from that play. The book gives in...
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Theme: Books & Literature, Medieval & Renaissance

More About These Cards


Name: Shakespearian Tarot
Creators: Dolores Ashcroft-Nowicki, Paul Hardy
Publisher: Aquarian Press 1997
Deck Type: Tarot Deck
Cards: 78
Major Arcana: 22
Minor Arcana: 56
Deck Tradition: Mixed
Suits: Orbs, Crowns, Swords, Sceptres
Court Cards: King, Queen, Lord, Lady
The Fool is 0
Strength is 8
Justice is 11

Card Size: 2.37 x 4.37 in. = 6.03cm x 11.11cm
Card Language: English
Card Back: Non-reversible
Back Design: Orange-yellow colour, with a vase with vines and flowers coming out of it.


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