Rue des Archives is a French photo agency which works with professional picture buyers for magazines, books, internet and television.
The core of our agency is the AGIP picture agency, founded in 1936 in Paris. On top of the 3,000,000 pictures from AGIP we feature specialty photographers which include Marion-Valentine (dance), Gerald Bloncourt (political and humanitarian images), Michel Sima (artists & workshops), René Saint Paul (photojournalism), Raymond Cauchetier (film sets and world travel) Georges Pierre (film sets), Jean Dieuzaide (liberation 1945) etc. We also represent major image sources in France such as CineStreet (French movie archives), and Tallandier, (an archive with 100 years of historical photos and illustrations).
Within the French territory we distribute several major world sources. These include Mary Evans Picture Library, The Granger Collection NYC, The Everett Collection, Snap Photo, Suddeutsche Zeitung from Munich, Lebrecht Music & Arts from London, Hollandse Hoogte – Transworld etc.