convex mirror

con·vex mir·ror

a spheric reflecting surface that constitutes a segment of the exterior of a sphere.
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Hester looked by way of humouring the child; and she saw that, owing to the peculiar effect of this convex mirror, the scarlet letter was represented in exaggerated and gigantic proportions, so as to be greatly the most prominent feature of her appearance.
The manufacturer states that the AMS is unlike an image-distorting convex mirror (the one with the phrase "Objects in mirror are closer than they appear").
class="MsoNormalKen is fond of placing a convex mirror at the window and observing the movements of teachers along the school corridor lest heis caughtmaking noise in the classroom.
Gumtree and eBay are favourite online haunts for this very creative lady, bidding on items that most of us mere mortals would not see the design value of, including a versatile convex mirror that fits perfectly into her scheme.
Cosmo di Montefolle (Cosmos of Montefolle), 1985-86, is a wooden optical box that bears, on the front, the Magrittesque phrase ceci n'est pas un conte (This is not a count) and contains a photograph of the artist, again with Rosa, in a quotation of Jan van Eyck's Arnolfmi Wedding Portrait, 1434, but in a fish-eye view that brings to mind Parmigianino's Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror. Indeed, quotation and irony are two features in Patella's complex work that immediately strike the viewer, encouraging further analysis in order to discover unexpected thematic depths.
Viewers were so enthralled by its convex mirror that direct citations of this mysterious artefact had become something of an artistic cliche by the time of Mark Gertler's Still Life with Self-Portrait (1918).
The collection of his poems, "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror," (http://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/sep/03/poet-john-ashbery-dies-age-90) became the winner of a rare trifecta - Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the National Book Critics Circle prize. John Ashbery's husband David Kermani broke the news of his death, (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/03/arts/john-ashbery-dead-prize-winning-poet.html?mcubz=1) reports said .
3,2014 New York Magazine article, art critic Jerry Saltz called Parmigianino's Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror, possibly the first "selfie" ever created.
This portrait is called Self portrait in Convex Mirror' and the first recognized photograph was made by an amateur photographer, Robert Cornelius' of Philadelphia in 1839.
Designer Christopher Guy showcased his new collection at the prestigious Maison and Objet Asia earlier this year, and this Aube Convex mirror is definitely what you should get your hands on!