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Help identifying a Spanish language tarot
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 Posted: Fri Jul 27th, 2012 03:19 pm
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AdamMcLean
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I have just bought a rather neat tarot. Unfortunately I cannot identify it, and there are no internal references to give any clue as to its origins. It is a majors only deck, in pen and watercolour. The titles are in Spanish, but it is not certain that it was published in Spain, as I could be from Spanish speaking South America or even Mexico. I have not seen these images before. If anyone can help identify this deck please let me know. 

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 Posted: Thu Jan 10th, 2013 08:55 am
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Hello Adam McLean

The first card is known as The World card. El Mundo literally means The World. This creator does something wonderful for you by the second set of words upside down, La Puerta; which means Door or The Gate.

The second card should be simple, visually, it's The Tower; La Torre translated from Spanish means The Tower. As you know, sometimes in life we have to tear things down to rebuild; which brings me to La Ruina, The Ruins. As you may know the reverse Tower card normally means oppression or imprisonment of someone that hasn't rebuilt what has fallen.

Last, you hav the card of Temperance; which is what La Templanza means. Reverse you have La Impaciencia, Impatience.

I hope you find this helpful.
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 Posted: Thu Jan 10th, 2013 09:09 am
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AdamMcLean
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Yes I understand the Spanish and the reversals.

What I want to know is the name of the tarot, its artist,
publisher, country of publication, date of publication
and so on.

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 Posted: Sat Jan 19th, 2013 04:58 am
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Demian Brennan-Gould
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Hi Adam

Can you say where these images came from?
Likely you don't have any other images...yes?

I see the cards have square corners which is
an interesting clue, and the imagery is "highly"
derivative of Pamela Colman Smith, but gaga.

Context! Let's see what we can turn up...

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Last edited on Sat Jan 19th, 2013 05:00 am by Demian Brennan-Gould

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