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There are also companies that sell retrofit hardware that will fit the 2-1/8" hole.
They provide everything but the doorknobs themselves.
A bit key mortise lock has a striker (look at a modern door - the thing that goes in and out) that holds the door when you close it and a deadbolt that is thrown with a skeleton key.
A mortise latch does not have a locking function and is much smaller and easier to install.
It typically has the same functions as a bit key mortise lock but most times also have a night lock which is operated by a finger latch on the lock.
This is the same drill attachment that you would use if you were installing a modern door lockset.The year it was made can also give a good indication of which is which. From 1870 to 1900 bronze was the metal of choice for the manufacture of artistic hardware. Antique hardware catalogs always reflect what kind of metal was used for a specific piece.Sadly, people frequently search the internet using the keyword "brass" and consequently miss much of the truly fine antique hardware.Use wood glue to stack the pieces in the hole until they are flush with the door surfaces. With a stained door you will need to be more creative. Rosettes (small round door plates) average 2" in diameter and many rectangular doorplates are as small as 1-1/2".An edging of gold (or any attractive color) paint can be applied or a thin piece of wood a bit larger than the plate/rosette can be added to hide the plug.