This is another example of great craftsmanship, skill, and pride in one’s work.
[ Just spectacular handwork. ]
Here’s another example from the same castle/residence.
[ Stone work, it doesn’t get any better than this. ]
Everyone should have a front door like this . . . shouldn’t they? Shouldn’t we?
Texturing, the hand work, attention to detail, the layering of elements. Certainly the height of the craft in the 1880’s in Cincinnati, Ohio, or any other city for that matter.