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The Magician in the Smith-Waite Tarot

Who is the model for The Magician? Is it W.B. Yeats who introduced Pamela Colman Smith to The Golden Dawn? Even if we don’t know the identity of the inspiration for this card (and it may even be a woman) it is clearly a theatrically inspired piece of work.

Tarot Tips and Tricks

 

If you are curious about the Tarot deck created from two Golden Dawn members in 1909, begin by looking at the way the cards were used back then – no reversals – and the wealth of astrology imagery tucked away in the drawings.

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