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Doris Duke's Shangri La in Hawaii-photo c.1940--Now, "house museum" and reknowned Islamic art collection is open to public and mounts exhibitions.

Doris Duke's Shangri La in Hawaii-photo c.1940--Now, "house museum" and reknowned Islamic art collection is open to public and mounts exhibitions.

938年、シャングリラ完成直後のドリス・デューク Photo by Martin Munkácsi. Shangri La Historical Archives, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai'i. Gift of Hope Cromwell Hopkins.

938年、シャングリラ完成直後のドリス・デューク Photo by Martin Munkácsi. Shangri La Historical Archives, Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai'i. Gift of Hope Cromwell Hopkins.

James Buchanan and Doris Duke An early portrait photo of J.B. and young Doris Duke. Duke inherited nearly all of her father’s fortune valued at more than $100 million, or well over a billion in today’s dollars.  That immense fortune afforded Duke to amass a myriad of collections during her adult life, from a handful of mansions and fine furniture to magnificent gems and gold-digging husbands.

James Buchanan and Doris Duke An early portrait photo of J.B. and young Doris Duke. Duke inherited nearly all of her father’s fortune valued at more than $100 million, or well over a billion in today’s dollars. That immense fortune afforded Duke to amass a myriad of collections during her adult life, from a handful of mansions and fine furniture to magnificent gems and gold-digging husbands.

Doris Duke was determined not to be defined by social expectations or her vast wealth and was an active supporter of the arts, historic preservation, and the environment. However, she did it all whilst dressed fabulously!

Doris Duke was determined not to be defined by social expectations or her vast wealth and was an active supporter of the arts, historic preservation, and the environment. However, she did it all whilst dressed fabulously!

Doris Duke (11/22/1912) She and  Barbara Hutton, born a week earlier)  married the same man (Porfirio Rubirosa) briefly.

Doris Duke (11/22/1912) She and Barbara Hutton, born a week earlier) married the same man (Porfirio Rubirosa) briefly.

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