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Leighton House in Holland Park, London.This is the Arab Hall complete with gilded dome, fulled tiled walls, the most amazing snug seats with stunning lattice work and of course an indoor fountain! I can't find a photo to do this room justice.

On the edge of Holland Park is a small museum, which showcases the opulent 19th Century home and studio of renowned British artist Frederic Leighton, who remains the only British artist to become a Lord and Baron. The design for the house was proposed and created by architect George Aitchison, and includes a Arab Hall as it's centrepiece, complete with sparkling and vibrant Islamic tiles brought back from trips to Damascus, Syria. "Leighton has been collecting tiles for years" said George…

Lord Frederic Leighton by G F Watts in 1871 On the edge of Holland Park is a small museum, which showcases the opulent Century hom.

LEIGHTON HOUSE MUSEUM IN LONDON - Blue tiled interior of the so-called Narcissus Hall leading to the ebonised staircase.

LEIGHTON HOUSE MUSEUM IN LONDON, AS SEEN BY

Lord Frederick Leighton, owner and designer of Leighton House, was the son of a doctor and the grandson of the once primary physician to the Russian

London's 19th-century Leighton House is now part museum, but it was once the home of Victorian-era painter Lord Frederic Leighton. One of the most notable rooms is the Arab Hall (pictured), covered in tile mosaics dating back to the 15th century, gathered during Leighton's trips to Damascus. The home has been open to the public since 1929.

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Damascus Room 1119 A.H.  & c.1707 A.D. Damascus,... | gdfalksen.com

Damascus Room 1119 A. Damascus, Syria The Damascus Room is a residential winter reception chamber (qa’a) typical of the late Ottoman period in Damascus, Syria.

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Leighton House Museum, Holland Park, London. The former home of the painter Frederic, Lord Leighton, it has been open to the public since 1929.

The Leighton House Museum is a museum in the Holland Park district of Kensington and Chelsea in London. The former home of the painter Frederic, Lord Leighton, it has been open to the public since Built for Leighton by the architect and designer Geor

The Syrian Room is Doris Duke’s interpretation of the qa’a, a reception room found in Syrian homes of the late Ottoman period. She created this in the late 1970s and early 1980s, after acquiring architectural elements including ‘ajami wood paneling, a wall niche (masab) and marble paneling.    ©Tim Street-Porter 2011. Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Syrian Room at Shangri La, Honolulu / Tim Street-Porter / Photo Credit: © Tim Street-Porter 2011 . Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, Honolulu, Hawai‘i / Courtesy of Museum of Arts and Design

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