Animal tarot

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The Animal tarot (German: Tiertarock) is a sub-genre of tarot card. The earliest examples are from 18th century Germany, probably designed by Göbl of Munich, and a theme of animals replaces the traditional trump scenes of the Tarot de Marseilles and Visconti Sforza Tarocchi. Patterns with full-figured courts, prominent during the 18th–20th centuries, included the Bavarian and the Belgium styles. Later designs are the Upper Austria Animal Tarot and Adler Cego cards.

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French suited tarots

Example of 18th century Tiertarock or animal tarot

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