visuals | 16 December 2012

Arrivals, Then and Now: Haimendorf’s 1957 images of Walung and the absence of visible change

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Christoph von Fürer-Haimendorf took these black-and-white photographs during his visit to Walung at the end of November 1957. Walung is smaller now than it used to be. In 1962, a flash flood eroded the high river bank on which the village is located, and over the following years almost half of the houses were taken away by landslides: (…)