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1983 Florida Gators Artwork: Canvas

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Albert Einstein Gator and Alberta Gator are the official mascots of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. In 1908, local merchant Phillip Miller and his son Austin Miller, with no official sanction from the university or athletic association, selected the alligator as an emblem to represent the university on pennants offered for sale in Miller's Gainesville store. With the state of Florida being home to millions of alligators, the "gator" proved a popular choice among members of the student body, and the Florida football team began to refer to itself as the "Gators" during the 1911 fall season. A live alligator named Albert first appeared at football games during the 1957 season and served as the mascot of the football team on the field before the costumed version of Albert became the mascot in 1970. He was joined by a female version, Alberta, in 1984.
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Display your favorite team’s character and history with an edge-to-edge frameless canvas of the highest quality. Artwork has been reproduced from the original and has been digitally restored, framed, enhanced for vibrant color, and rendered over a wooden frame that is light enough to easily hang on any flat surface.
  • Premium canvas print with fade-resistant archival inks
  • Polyester/cotton blend canvas with matte finish
  • Gallery Depth 1.75”
  • Hand-crafted and individually trimmed
  • Made to order in the USA
  • Hanging hardware not included
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