Click here for a SLIDESHOW of all the Billinghurst images. Notice the cat; the poor mouse, of course, does not notice the cat! The artist has not chosen to show us the lady sultan and her entourage on top of the elephant: for that you have to use your imagination. :-)
M0213 (not in Perry). Source: La Fontaine 8.15 (translated by Giraud, adapted into prose and shortened). This fable is not in Perry’s catalog. For a different fable about a mouse’s grand sense of himself, see the story of the mouse seeking a bride, #212.