These are a few of the sites that we have found useful or
interesting. For convenience we've divided them up into several
broad categories, which in some cases they may only loosely fit.
If you want us to move your link to another category or change the
description, if you'd like to suggest another site, or if any of
these links appear to be no longer functional, please contact us
Descriptions of the links are taken from text
at the various sites.
Regency Costume Companion - Do you wish to create a
Regency costume? Here you'll find a collection of information,
ideas, pattern tips, and images that will help you make your
dream a reality.
- Original, custom-made corsets, evening wear, and bridal
attire, in addition to historical and fantasy costumes for both
men and women
Lavolta Press -
Publishes high-quality books on historic costuming and vintage
Wardrobe - Custom costumes, mascots and props: period,
sci-fi and fantasy, including movie, TV, comics, videogame,
anime, cosplay, manga, reenactment and character costumes.
Magnoli Clothiers -
We specialize in bespoke tailor-made suits, leather jackets and
footwear in both contemporary and vintage styles.
The Necktie Repository
number of people don't know what to do with neckties. There are
a number of things you can do with them, such as tying them,
wearing them, and watching them reproduce
Pattern Kingdom -
The largest database of the thousands of costume patterns ever
Country Dance & Song
Society - A community of recreational dancers, singers
and musicians, teachers, callers and dance historians who enjoy
dancing, playing and singing traditional dance, music and song
with roots in English and North American culture.
DanceMaven - Upcoming events in
the San Francisco Bay Area.
Publications - Offers the largest collection of DVDs that
capture the research, preservation, and performance of dance
history that spans over 500 years.
DanceUS.org - An innovative
portal for dance professionals, learners and enthusiasts. We feature
unique content and editorials on our site, helping the reader submerge
in the time period and genuinely appreciate the soul of the dance.
Abebooks.com - Search
thousands of booksellers selling millions of new & used
-The essential resource for William Shakespeare's plays,
sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe
Acanthus Books -
Cookbook and food history titles from antiquity to the early
20th century, as well as historical household management,
gardening, landscape design, architecture, and interior
Bodleian Library - The
combined collections of the Bodleian Libraries number more
than 11 million printed items
Camelot Project - Designed to make available a database of
Arthurian texts, images, bibliographies, and basic information.
City Lights Theater Company
- Creates provocative live productions that engage, inspire, and
challenge audiences and artists alike through innovative
concepts, intimate staging, and uncompromising storytelling.
Moon Theatre - Specializes in Victorian parlor theatre
(also called toy theatre or paper theatre), shadow theatre,
object theatre, and lots of funny and fun vignettes, with themes
of love, sex, adventure and romance.
Malvern Books -
Bookstore and community space in Austin, Texas. We specialize in
visionary literature and poetry from independent publishers,
with a focus on lesser-known & emerging voices the world
needs to hear.
The Vintage Library
- A specialty, online bookstore featuring the fantastic worlds
of Pulp Fiction, Old Time Radio and Cliffhanger Serials
Voice of the Shuttle -
Emphasizes both primary and secondary (or theoretical)
resources, and defines its audience as people who have something
to learn from a higher-education, professional approach to the
The Getty - The world's largest
cultural and philanthropic organization dedicated to the visual arts.
Map of London 1827 - Greenwood's map is scaled at eight
inches to the mile, covers London and surroundings and stretches
out to Earls Court in the West, to the River Lea and Greenwich
in the East, Highgate to the North and to the South, Camberwell
Heraldica - A
variety of information on heraldry and related topics,
Games - Histories of classic games such as Poker and
Euchre and details of historic games, such as Gleek and
- Maps, literature, documents, books and other relevant material
concerning the past, present and future of historic cities
Maps -Perry-Castaneda Library Map Collection at the
University of Texas at Austin
The History of Art -
Brings together art from every age and from every corner of the
Victorian Alliance of
San Francisco - A not-for-profit organization committed to the
preservation and restoration of Victorian and other historic structures,
particularly within the city of San Francisco.
- Explores the legacies of the Jamestown settlement and "the
Web Gallery of Art
- A virtual museum and searchable database of European fine arts
from 11th to 19th centuries.
Art Deco Society of
California - Our goals are to increase public awareness of
the Art Deco era through preservation and promotion of its art,
architecture, music, design, and other forms of popular culture.
- A blend of psychedelic original rock, Celtic, and Medieval
Quartette - Plays music that was heard in Paris between
1920 and 1940 on street corners, in cafes, and in popular dance
from the Civil War Era - Makes available examples of a
brilliant style of brass band music that flourished in the 1850s
in the United States and remained popular through the nineteenth
Lamplighters Music Theatre
- A San Francisco based non-profit theatre company founded in
1952 to produce the comic operas of Gilbert & Sullivan and
other works of comparable wit, literacy and musical merit.
Fashionable Hats -
From the rugged Stetson cowboy hats to the fun and floppy sun hats, we
have everything that you might need to find that fashionable and
Filaments Project & Knotworking - Collects used guitar
strings from guitar players; some whose names you know, some
whose names you don't. We make bracelets and other jewelry out
of them and donate all profits from the sale to charity.
Press - Your first stop on the internet for scholarly
works on food and culinary topics during the Middle Ages.
Kate's Clothing -
Style for counter culture, Kate's Clothing stocks all the best items
from alternative subcultures. From Goth to Grunge, Punk to Steampunk,
Gothalyptic to Kawaii, Health Goth to Pastel Goth.