404 Hampstead Garden Suburb Virtual Museum : Document : Launch of Henrietta Barnett Rose [HGSAT107]
Launch of Henrietta Barnett Rose
Launch of Henrietta Barnett Rose

This picture is from Suburb News and documents the launch of the Henrietta Barnett Rose, the flower honouring the founder of Hampstead Garden Suburb 100 years on. Scientist, Politician and local resident Lord Winston is pictured unveiling it alongside Michael Parkinson launching the white "Parky" rose. 

Document, HGSAT107
Related people/organisations
Henrietta Barnett cutting the first sod
The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.

Henrietta Barnett in profile
Born in 1856 Henrietta Barnett founded the Hampstead Garden Suburb in 1906 as an area to the north of London with affordable housing and green spaces so the working clas did not have to live in the slums she experienced in Whitechapel. 
Related Collections
Centenary Flowerbed Community Police
Series of photos, objects and documents surrounding the celebrations of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the suburb in 2007. 

Centenary Flowerbed Community Police
A collection of all the different centenaries around the Suburb, from the Suburb itself in 2007 to St Jude's 100 year anniversary in 2011.
Related event
Centenary Flowerbed Community Police
Collection of photographs and objects documenting the celebrations around the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Suburb in 2007. 
Related object
Henrietta Barnett Rose
In 2007 the Henrietta Barnett Rose was introduced to the Chelsea Flower Show to commemorate the centenary of Hampstead Garden Suburb and the life of its visionary founder Dame Henrietta.