Name of traveller

Claus Haar

Reason for travel

  • Claus Haar taking photographs for his travel guide

Date of travel

undated, but images allow a rough dating to the mid to late 1970s

Das Friedhof der St. Michael’s Church in Laugharne, ein Beispiel für viele dieser Art in Großbritannien, beschreibt Vergänglichkeit in nachdrücklicher Weise – und ganz im Gegensatz zum gewohnten kontinentalen Bild. (Haar 49)


  • the text of the travel guide does not allow for making any distinction between first-hand and second-hand reflections on Wales or whether the author himself has been to the places described
  • art:
    • Haar’s journey through Wales is reconstructed via his photographs
    • all images printed in black-and-white
  • customs: attendance of the National Eisteddfod
  • people: journey undertaken together with Dr. R. Beck and D. Scheckeler in the role as travel companions and advisors

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Type of publication

photography; travel guide


Haar, Claus. Wales. Olten und Freiburg im Breisgau: Walter-Verlag, 1981. Print.