Details of the Wonderland Tarot
Solandia's Summary: All the characters from Alice in Wonderland in this Rider-Waite reworking. The Wonderland Tarot has suits of Oysters, Flamingos, Hats and Peppermills, and also includes Tweedledee and Tweedledum as the Lovers.
Type: Tarot Deck Number of Cards: 78 Major Arcana: 22 Minor Arcana: 56
Card Size: 2.40 x 3.94 inches = 6.10cm x 10.00cm
Publisher: Published by US Games
Deck Tradition: Rider-Waite-Smith
Minor Arcana Style: RWS-Based Scenes
Suits: Hats, Oysters, Flamingos, Peppermills
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, Judgement, The World
The Fool is 0 Strength is 8 Justice is 11
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Card Back: Reversible
Back Design: Light pink with a thin white border. Three rows of black vines with green leaves and red flowers.
Companion Material: Little white booklet by Christopher Abbey in early editions. Includes a little
personal history about the deck. Majors are interpreted
both traditionally and within the realm of Wonderland.
Minors have standard lists of divinatory meanings. A
"final thoughts" section in the end presents Abbey's
thoughts on both those who view Tarot as an evil tool, and
those who revere it as infallible.
Later editions has a standard little white booklet.
Excerpt of the
Wonderland Tarot review by Tom LeBlanc, CTC: I'm afraid I have a bit of a confession to make.
I undertook the prospect of writing a review of The
Wonderland Tarot with the bias that I
would be deeply disappointed. To the contrary, I am
pleasantly surprised and quite impressed.
collaborative team of Christopher and Morgana Abbey beautifully
adapted the style and flavor of Sir John Tenniel's
illustrations of Lewis Carroll's wor... read more.
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