The company hospital at Doekoewringin was established by the “Tegalsche Suikerfabrieken” . The Sugar company Pagongan (Tegal) established this hospital in 1920. The picture belongs to the collection of the Tropen Museum and is dated in the period 1920-1935. The TM code is TMnr 60010376.
Tegal was a Regency with a capital of the same name and was situated in the Residency of Pekalongan in theprovince of Central Java. The capital town is situiated at the sea-side and has about 43,000 inhabitants, ofwhom 1,300Europeans and 3,300 Chinese. (Gonggryp 1934, 1396).