Sully's Corner Grocery was a great success. It was performed for years.
Here is an exceptionally rare advertising piece for this play. It is a
"Souvenir of the Performance". There are five informational cards and
eight triangular character cards.
Usually the trade cards were seen with one
of a number of pictures from the play on the front. The backs
frequently told about the play or even gave a specific location and/or
date of the productions. These two cards note the location "Wheeler's
Opera House" and the date. This was most likely the Wheeler's Opera
House in Toledo, Ohio.
This advertising piece has eight different trade cards attached
together on the front with advertising for the Corner Grocery play at
the Amesbury Opera House on the reverse. These cards were meant to be
attached since the text on the back continues from one card to the
It appears that this a complete set of the trade cards (eight) which
was produced for this play. This is an incredibly rare item
One of Daniel Sully's most popular theatre productions was Daddy Nolan.
This little 24 page pamphlet includes the lyrics of all of the songs
that where part of that production.
Sully produced several very popular plays
in the 1880's and 1890's. This token advertises his production of "The