An impassioned defense of real art - i.e., art that actually looks like something - and an exposé of "modern art", the greatest hoax in history.
Atom-A 50's Style
The postwar celebration of progress in science and technology for the betterment of mankind sparked the
use of scientific symbols in the decorative arts. Typical examples are often referred to as atomic style.
At RetroRadar.com, we celebrate a time when virtues were golden and people were the priority. A time when families gathered around the dinner table to talk about their day, when a car was a work of quality craftsmanship, and a trip to the cinema was like an escape to a fantasyland of infinite possibility. But this is no history lesson—it’s the best of what was that still is today.
Gents protest against 'vulgarity'
"By the end of the Brogue Camp at least some of our capital's citizens will have learned the rudiments of the arts of living graciously."
last testament of Flashman's creator: How Britain has destroyed itself
"No generation has seen their country so altered, so turned upside down, as children like me born in the 20 years between the two world wars. In our adult lives Britain's entire national spirit, its philosophy, values and standards, have changed beyond belief."
End the Culture War By Restoring Classical Values
The Sheridan Club
A virtual club of the sort Englishmen used to belong to in a more civilized era. Come here for witty Edwardian conversation.
The London Lounge
"The gentlemen members of the London Lounge agree to defend, preserve and perpetuate the cultural heritage embodied in the sartorial arts for future generations."
The Old House Web
Community for old house enthusiasts
Community of interests in '20s to '40s common-culture, music and fashion
"We stand as one - non-conformists unite!"
The New Victorians: They Fall in Love, Dear Reader,
Buy Strollers, Hire Cooks—Heath, Michelle, Liv, Nicole Join Prissy New Bourgeoisie!
I think the author is overreacting to the sight of responsible adults under 40, but it's an encouraging sign of retro revival nonetheless.
The "New Victorians"
"These are the "New Victorians." They don't wear corsets or submit to confinement while pregnant, but they've turned against the sexual revolution, yearning for tradition in their lives. They're getting married and having babies and, unlike their parents, putting away childish things at an early age."
The 19th Century Online
Gerald McBoing Boing
Delightful 50's-era cartoon.
"These pages are maintained for proper fans of Hollywood’s Golden era, and the great Classic Films. The Palace has been in existence since 1995, and is one of the most frequented places of its kind on the Web."