What it is a photographic image? Where the iconographic source emerges? We perceive that the photograph as any another source of register, porsi does not only constitute a source of necessary information and complete, separately it is as a lowermost one I break up of history, to precisandointeragir with other complements or sources, want are written, quersejam visual or of other natures for a true appreciation deseus registers. ' is known that; ' an image valley for a thousand palavras' ' , masesta phrase alone makes sensible if in fact the interpreter to obtain to extract amaior amount of words occulted in the photograph, not only asligadas to the first visual contact. The photograph memorized comfidelidade a parcel of the reality that if pointed out in the daobjetiva field. When we observe a photograph, we must have conscinciade that the interpretation of the Real forcibly will be influenced porvrias previous interpretations. Although the ample power deinformaes contained in an image, it only brings information visuaisde one I break up of the Real investigations preliminares’ ‘ of the Book ‘ ‘ History Imagens’ ‘ , it places that the use of illustrations, images and drawings in the study of history, recently comes gaining positive, different a perspective of what it occurred long ago, where the iconography was only seen as ‘ ‘ gravuras’ ‘ , ‘ ‘ figuras’ ‘ ‘ ‘ desenhos’ ‘ with mere illustrative function.
In the book integrates the series; ‘ Histria and Reflexes’ ‘ , a collection, published for the Authentic Publishing company, that it intends to offer to the reader instruments that introductorily guide it in the subjects lacunares of History, mainly in theoretician-conceptual and the metodolgicos ones of the field of Cultural History. The author of History it disciplines. According to author says the following one: The iconography is taken now as carried through historical register by means of icons, of painted images, drawn, printed or imagined (…).