J. A. Gonsalves arrived in Honolulu in 1879.
Gonsalves worked in the Fort Street studio of J. Williams, then later worked for A. A. Montano, where he took over the photographic business after Montano's retirement.
Gonsalves had the patronage of King Kalakaua, and did considerable traveling accompanying the King and taking pictures of his entourage.
(Hawaii Photographs) [Thirty original albumen photographs of Hawaii, including Honolulu harbor, 'Iolani Palace, Aliʻiolani Hale, and much more]
Honolulu / 1893 circa
9.5 x 7.5 inches (photo image only)