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[Guidelines for sitters]
Carte de visite, back
Private collection of Jerilyn Marshall
On the back of a carte de visite for G.W. Sittler's City Art Gallery, Shelbyville, Ills. it said:
Pictures of all kinds, styles and sizes, are taken in all kinds of weather, and particular attention given to copying and enlarging old pictures of all kinds to any size;
Dark brown Green, Maroon and Black Woolen goods will take dark; Snuff Brown, dark Crimson and Bismark will take a rich drab. Violet; Pink, Purple and Magenta will take white; wet or glossy hair will take light.