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Three Boys at Lake Tanganyika is a photograph taken by Martin Munkácsi in 1929 or 1930.
While Munkácsi is known for his fashion photography, he established his reputation with his news photography that was mostly published in German weeklies. This photograph inspired Henri Cartier-Bresson, the father of modern photojournalism, who said about it, "I suddenly understood that photography can fix eternity in a moment."
It shows three naked young African boys, caught in near-silhouette, running into the surf of Lake Tanganyika. It captured the freedom, grace and spontaneity of their movement and their joy at being alive.
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Lake Tanganyika is an African Great Lake. It is the second-oldest freshwater lake in the world, the second-largest by volume, and the second-deepest, in all cases after Lake Baikal in Siberia. It is the world's longest freshwater lake. The lake is shared between four countries – Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Burundi, and Zambia, with Tanzania (46%) and DRC (40%) possessing the majority of the lake. It drains into the Congo River system and ultimately into the Atlantic Ocean.
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Tanganyika was a territory located on the continent of Africa, and administered by the United Kingdom from 1916 until 1961. The UK initially administered the territory as an occupying power with the Royal Navy and British Indian infantry seizing the territory from the Germans in 1916. From 20 July 1922, British administration was formalised by Tanganyika being created a British League of Nations mandate. From 1946, it was administered by the UK as a United Nations trust territory.
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