The Rider Waite Tarot - The Pictorial Key to the Tarot
TAROT, TAROT CARDS, TAROT DECKS
The Rider Waite Tarot was created by Arthur Edward Waite and Pamela Colman Smith. Both Waite and Colman Smith were members of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn, a magical and occult society. In March of 1910 William Rider & Son, Ltd. of London publishing the first English tarot deck, that gave rise to the modern tarot.