Henrietta Barnett\'s Spade
Henrietta Barnett\'s Spade
Henrietta Barnett\'s Spade

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A spade with a decorative, oak handle, given as a gift to Henrietta Barnett for the purpose of cutting the first sod for the suburb.

Physical Object, HGST12
Henrietta Barnett\'s Spade
Related person/organisation
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.