The concretion of the inauguration of this event counted on the participation of the sergipanos, important people as Olmpio Senator Fields, that came of Rio De Janeiro for inauguration. It enters the years of 1930 and 1936, this monument suffers modifications in its iron structure, starting to have the current platform. The Bridge of the Emperor makes the concretion of a vital space of the urban learning of the center of Aracaju, becoming fullfilled itself as icon in the definition of Medina (1999) APUD Umberto Echo, ‘ ‘ sign that it sends for its object in virtue of a similarity of its intrinsic characteristics, that corresponds in any way to the property of objeto’ ‘. This icon was for much time the photographed postal card more of the city, muse of writers and poets. In the historical process, still it affirms the author, the Bridge of the Emperor passed for some reforms, not only in the structure, but, in accordance with the regimen effective politician, also in the name.
Thus, it received the denomination from: Bridge of the Landing, Bridge of the Governor, Metallic Bridge and Bridge of the President; from 1930, with a Decree of the Federal Interventor Dr. Eronides Oak, it was called definitively of Bridge of the Emperor. Following these ideas, Barreto (2009) it affirms that the call Bridge of the Landing, with several transformations, received the name from Bridge of the Emperor, one of the icons of the capital of Sergipe. Although some questionings on anchorage or moorings, the symbology is not argued Da Ponte with the Imperial presence. When the Bridge did not exist, the only form of the people to arrive in firm land in Aracaju was to go down of the ships and to enter in small boats, on the back of the loading calls. Of this form, it would be ackward Emperor Peter II, its woman Tereza Cristina Bourbon Maria and its comitiva on the back of to go down the cargo loaders of the wharf. It is important to stand out in the stories of Barreto (2009) that the Bridge in some decades served of moorings, to receive boats from small average transport.
Remembering that, currently, the ships of small transport of the Brazilian Navy are observed to anchor in the bridge. Still, according to text of Medina, is undisputed the participation Da Ponte of the Emperor in the historical process and politician, since it was a species of door of entrance of the capital, to the side of the estuary of the River Sergipe, with previous definition of Cotinguiba. It is understood Bridge of the Emperor in the affirmation of Medina, analyzing Ordep Anthropologist Jose Mountain range, as the institution of an inserted monument in a system of established reference, starting to be a social fact, in the configuration of a symbolic, recognized value for the collective. When defining the Bridge of the Emperor, the conceptualization is for the social fact, as a monument that possesss symbolic and social value for the sergipana society. BIBLIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCE 1.