Deck of Interest—The Wonderland Tarot

Aug 16 2019 Published by under Anna's Decks of Interest, US Games

Have you been down this rabbit hole?

The world of oracle decks is suddenly filled with images of magical/mystical beings. In the midst of that, all things Alice in Wonderland are trending. I thought it was time to remind people of this cutting edge deck (originally published in 1989) which was re-released two years ago in US Games’ iconic small card/tin container format. Chris Abbey discovered Alice in early childhood and remains an enthusiastic fan. While this deck is anchored to the traditional 78-card Waite-Smith tarot format and the illustrations rely on Sir John Tenniel’s original Alice artwork, the imagery from there is all Wonderland magic at its best.

The new version retains the playing card indices in the borders making this a deck that can be used as either playing cards or tarot cards (an oracular crossover).

Chris Abbey suggests that users read Lewis Carroll’s original tale before they get too involved with this deck. I’m thinking that a lot of you will want to just take the plunge and follow Alice down the rabbit hole first and seek out Carroll’s classic work when you are ready to add the historic details. SHOP FOR THE DECK

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