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WHSC Book of Honours

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**Whites Hill State College (Brisbane) - a record book/honour roll donated
by the School Council for display in the school library**

A3 size - 240pp heavy parchment (176gsm). Black oiled kangaroo leather with silver text and designs. Front cover features three joined Borromean Rings with the school motto - Imagine, Believe, Achieve - along the outer bands of the rings. The inside of the design is reverse carved into the cover. The WHSC W-tick logo is centred below the Borromean rings.
   The main text on the front cover reads "Whites Hill State College" and is located at the top of the cover design. A simple knotwork border around the whole front cover suggests the theme of endless learning.
   The back cover features a Tree of Knowledge representing the idea that "from little things, big things grow". The SC (School Council) monogram forms part of the tree design.
    First page printed with "Whites Hill State College - Book of Honours - LOGO - Imagine, Believe, Achieve" with blue Pegasus printed as the background. Reverse page printed with dedication of the book from the Council Executive. Remainder of pages will be hand written.
    The book is sewn in French style with four reinforcing ribbons and cotton inserts. Five ridges on spine outlined in silver. First-time burgundy & peacock blue two-colour headbands. Black endpapers.
Cover: 320mm W x 430mm H (12.60 x 16.93in).
Page: 297mm W x 420mm H (11.69 x 16.54in). Weight: 3.39kg (7.47lb).
Commission: Josh Mountford (Brisbane, Australia) 12 Sep 2007 - 04 Feb 2008

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