Professional American dancer ( 15/1/1862 – 1/1/1928), famed for the Skirt Dance (known by her as the Serpentine Dance) which was her trademark performance.
Chris Metherell | Instep Research Team
Her background and professional history is available here.
In about 1892 Margaret Anne Robinson was sent, by her father Stainton Robinson, to her learn the Spanish Castanet Dance and the Skirt Dance, which he later introduced at his classes.
Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Evelyn Pickthall. on 19/9/1962 and with Chris Parkinson on 14/9/1962.