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Pamela Colman Smith AKA Corinne Pamela Colman Smith AKA Pixie aka  Quod tibi id alliis (whatever you would have done to thee, do unto others), sometimes mis-spelled Pamela Coleman Smith, even by Waite!
  
  
 
England / America  1878 – 1951
 
England / America  1878 – 1951
  
Teachers: [[William Robert Woodman]]; [[William Wynn Westcott]]; S. L. [[MacGregor Mathers]]; Moina Mathers; [[A.E. Waite]]Arthur Wesley Dow, artist; Ellen Terry; Henry Irving; [[Bram Stoker]]; [[George William Russell]];  
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Comments: '''Painter''' ; illustrated the most popular '''Tarot''' deck, the Smith - Waite Deck; she painted female friends into the deck,  actresses Ellen Terry is the Queen of Wands and [[Florence Farr]] is the World; Symbolist art;Through Gillette's side,  Elisabeth Daggett Hooker (1813-1893), Pamela was related to one of CT's Founding Fathers, Rev. Thomas Hooker, Hartford, Connecticut, 1586, whose statues are located throughout Hartfordcousin of actor William  Gillette, and many of her paintings are at his Castle in CT; Synaesthesia of Music as Paintings; suffragette; converted to Catholicism, 1911;http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/bio.html ;  "Pixie Appreciation day" in Connecticut, 8/5/2015,  ...Ashmoleans  Assemble !;
  
Students:Melinda Boyd Parsons , modern biographer;
 
  
Friends:  Jack Yeats, artist and [[W.B. Yeats]]'s brother; Alfred Stieglitz, NY art dealer and photographer, partner to painter Georgia O'Keeffe;  William Gillette, actor and Sherlock Holmes on stage, CT residence a castle;
 
  
Organizations: Hermetic Order of the [[Golden Dawn]]; then Waite's the Independent and Rectified Rite of the Golden Dawn (or Holy Order of the Golden Dawn);
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Teachers: [[William Robert Woodman]]; [[William Wynn Westcott]]; S. L. [[MacGregor Mathers]]; [[Moina Mathers]]; [[A.E. Waite]];  Arthur Wesley Dow, artist; Ellen Terry, actress; Henry Irving;  [[Bram Stoker]] aka Uncle Brammy; [[George William Russell]];  
  
Author /Artist: The Illustrated Verses of William Butler [[W.B. Yeats]]; the Pictorial Key to the Tarot illustrations; illustrated Jamaican folklore, including Annancy Stories (1902) ; The Green Sheaf,magazine;  
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Students:Melinda Boyd Parsons , modern biographer; [[Chuck Furnace]]; Stuart Kaplan of U.S. Games;
  
Comments: illustrated the most popular Tarot deck, the Waite- Smith Deck; she painted female friends into the deckactresses Ellen Terry is the Queen of Wands and [[Florence Farr]] is the WorldSymbolist art
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Friends: Jack Yeats, artist and [[W.B. Yeats]]'s brother; [[W.B. Yeats]]; Alfred Stieglitz, NY art dealer and photographer, partner to painter Georgia O'Keeffe; William Gillette, actor and Sherlock Holmes on stage, CT residence a castle;  Christopher St John aka Christabel Marshall;  Cecil French; AE aka [[George William Russell]];  Gordon Craig;  Edith Craig, Ellen Terry's daughter and Pixies' BFF; Dorothy Ward;  John Todhunter; Walter Crane; Willi Geiger ; Donald Shaw MacLaughlin;
  
Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamela_Colman_Smith; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/home.html
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Organizations:  Hermetic Order of the [[Golden Dawn]] 1901; then Waite's the Independent and Rectified Rite of the Golden Dawn (or Holy Order of the Golden Dawn) 1904; The Lyceum Theatre;  Suffrage Atelier, 1909; The Pioneer Players, 1911; Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY;
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Author /Artist: The Illustrated Verses of William Butler [[W.B. Yeats]];  the Pictorial Key to the Tarot illustrations; illustrated Jamaican folklore, including Annancy Stories (1902) & Chim-Chim ; The Green Sheaf,magazine;  "The Fairy Faith and Pictured Music of Pamela Colman Smith" article, 1912; illustrations for Ellen Terry's The Russian Ballet, 1913; illustrations for Eunice Fuller's The Book of Friendly Giants, 1914; illustrated Seamus MacManus' In Chimney Corners; illuistarion s for [[Bram Stoker]]'s Lair of the White Worm;
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Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamela_Colman_Smith; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/home.html; http://wildmoobooks.blogspot.com/2011/12/visit-to-william-gillettes-castle-in.html ; see some of the painting at the Yale Art Gallery here - http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Author?author=Smith%2C+Pamela+Colman ; http://www.brynmawr.edu/Library/speccoll/guides/smithbox.shtml; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/bio.html ; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/ChimChim.html; http://www.autostraddle.com/fools-journey-the-fascinating-life-of-pamela-colman-smith-267673/ ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Author?author=Smith%2C+Pamela+Coleman ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3768878; one of her Synaesthesia pieces - http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3769129 ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3769130; Stuart Kaplan, The Life and Art of Pamela Colman Smith,  2011;

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Pamela Colman Smith AKA Corinne Pamela Colman Smith AKA Pixie aka Quod tibi id alliis (whatever you would have done to thee, do unto others), sometimes mis-spelled Pamela Coleman Smith, even by Waite!


England / America 1878 – 1951

Comments: Painter ; illustrated the most popular Tarot deck, the Smith - Waite Deck; she painted female friends into the deck, actresses Ellen Terry is the Queen of Wands and Florence Farr is the World; Symbolist art;Through Gillette's side, Elisabeth Daggett Hooker (1813-1893), Pamela was related to one of CT's Founding Fathers, Rev. Thomas Hooker, Hartford, Connecticut, 1586, whose statues are located throughout Hartford; cousin of actor William Gillette, and many of her paintings are at his Castle in CT; Synaesthesia of Music as Paintings; suffragette; converted to Catholicism, 1911;http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/bio.html ; "Pixie Appreciation day" in Connecticut, 8/5/2015, ...Ashmoleans Assemble !;


Teachers: William Robert Woodman; William Wynn Westcott; S. L. MacGregor Mathers; Moina Mathers; A.E. Waite; Arthur Wesley Dow, artist; Ellen Terry, actress; Henry Irving; Bram Stoker aka Uncle Brammy; George William Russell;

Students:Melinda Boyd Parsons , modern biographer; Chuck Furnace; Stuart Kaplan of U.S. Games;

Friends: Jack Yeats, artist and W.B. Yeats's brother; W.B. Yeats; Alfred Stieglitz, NY art dealer and photographer, partner to painter Georgia O'Keeffe; William Gillette, actor and Sherlock Holmes on stage, CT residence a castle; Christopher St John aka Christabel Marshall; Cecil French; AE aka George William Russell; Gordon Craig; Edith Craig, Ellen Terry's daughter and Pixies' BFF; Dorothy Ward; John Todhunter; Walter Crane; Willi Geiger ; Donald Shaw MacLaughlin;

Organizations: Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn 1901; then Waite's the Independent and Rectified Rite of the Golden Dawn (or Holy Order of the Golden Dawn) 1904; The Lyceum Theatre; Suffrage Atelier, 1909; The Pioneer Players, 1911; Pratt Institute in Brooklyn NY;


Author /Artist: The Illustrated Verses of William Butler W.B. Yeats; the Pictorial Key to the Tarot illustrations; illustrated Jamaican folklore, including Annancy Stories (1902) & Chim-Chim ; The Green Sheaf,magazine; "The Fairy Faith and Pictured Music of Pamela Colman Smith" article, 1912; illustrations for Ellen Terry's The Russian Ballet, 1913; illustrations for Eunice Fuller's The Book of Friendly Giants, 1914; illustrated Seamus MacManus' In Chimney Corners; illuistarion s for Bram Stoker's Lair of the White Worm;



Resources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pamela_Colman_Smith; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/home.html; http://wildmoobooks.blogspot.com/2011/12/visit-to-william-gillettes-castle-in.html ; see some of the painting at the Yale Art Gallery here - http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Author?author=Smith%2C+Pamela+Colman ; http://www.brynmawr.edu/Library/speccoll/guides/smithbox.shtml; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/bio.html ; http://home.comcast.net/~pamela-c-smith/ChimChim.html; http://www.autostraddle.com/fools-journey-the-fascinating-life-of-pamela-colman-smith-267673/ ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Author?author=Smith%2C+Pamela+Coleman ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3768878; one of her Synaesthesia pieces - http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3769129 ; http://brbl-dl.library.yale.edu/vufind/Record/3769130; Stuart Kaplan, The Life and Art of Pamela Colman Smith, 2011;