Hallelujah for the Walt Whitman Rest Stop, by Maria Kalman

A bit of culture-keeping by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority, captured in one of a series of paintings, documenting an inauguration-day trip down to Washington, from Maira Kalman’s new blog at NYTimes.com. I believe Whitman would approve.

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from “The Inauguration. At Last,” by Maira Kalman, And the Pursuit of Happiness, 29 January 2009

Originally published at culture-making.com.

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