Gloria Swanson by Edward Steichen 1924 This is one of a series of portraits of Swanson made by Steichen for Vanity Fair. The best-known image from this sitting was published in the February 1928 issue of the magazine with the caption ‘Gloria Swanson:
Jeanne Jacqueline Harper in a costume by William Weaver for the Persian Fête at the Plaza Hotel, 1924 (a benefit for the Big Sisters charity). Photo by Edward Steichen for Vogue. She was barely 16 here. She would later marry, becoming Mrs.