Painting. [Sir Austin Pearce CBE], Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Science Museum, from 1986 / by Daphne Todd, 1990. Oil on ply panel; 127 x 102 cm in gilt and gesso frame 142 x 117 x 8 cm. Signed brc. Commissioned by the Science Museum. TQL portrait of Sir Austin (wearing Museum warding uniform tie), seated in the East Hall in front of the flywheel of the cross-compound Lancashire textile mill engine of 1903; on the right is the 700 hp marine triple expansion engine; foreground left and right show details of Petroleum exhibits; also on the right is Mr. Herbert Lee, object cleaner, attending to the engines.