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New Work: ‘Doris Duke’s Shangri La’

The book features an extensive portfolio of Tim Street-Porter’s new photography of the house. Here, a view of the Pacific from the balcony off the Damascus Room.

By Brian Parker | Published October 26, 2012 | Full size is 620 × 400 pixels

The book features an extensive portfolio of Tim Street-Porter's new photography of the house. Here, a view of the Pacific from the balcony off the Damascus Room.

The book features historical documents related to the house and its design. Here, a photo of Doris Duke in India during her 1935 honeymoon with James Cromwell is layered with telegrams about designs for their home. The book features notable artifacts from the collection, including this religious manuscript from North Africa, dated 1481-82. Bookmark the permalink.

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