Ten scenes from the Mission Play written by John Steven McGroarty reproduced on postcards were sold as collectors sets at the Mission Curio-Art Shop at the Mission Playhouse in San Gabriel, California. Description from 1947 season playbill: "The play opens on the shores of San Diego. . .in the year 1769. . .. Illness and loneliness have undermined the health of the colony and actual famine has set in by the time the expedition of Don Gaspar de Portola has returned from a fruitless quest of the lost the port of Monterey." Circa 1927. Cardstock, 3.5 x 5.5 in.