"to witness the dancing of Pavlova"
Anna Pavlova in her dressing room (date unknown)
Public DomainAnna Pavlova in her dressing room (date unknown) - Credit: unknown

 Anna Pavlova (1882*-1931) was a highly acclaimed Russian ballerina who danced with the Imperial Russian Ballet and  the Ballet Russes of Serge Diaghilev. In 1912 she settled in London and formed her own touring company.

* many sources say 1881

Anna Pavlova & Vaslav Nijinsky (1909)
Public DomainAnna Pavlova & Vaslav Nijinsky (1909) - Credit: Vili Onikul
Anna Pavlova in 'The Dying Swan' (c.1928)
Public DomainAnna Pavlova in 'The Dying Swan' (c.1928) - Credit: Frans Van Riel (1879-1950)