James Reeve

1833-1920, Curator of Norwich Castle Museum

James Reeve (1833-1920) was Curator of the Norfolk and Norwich Museum from 1851 until 1894, when the collections were transferred to the building known as Norwich Castle Museum. Reeve retired in 1910 and was appointed Consulting Curator, a post he held until his death. Reeve collected shells and molluscs, and also had a strong interest in fine art. He championed the artists of the Norwich School, especially John Sell Coltman and John Crome.
  • Gender
    Male
  • Relationship
  • Nationality
    British
  • Born
    1833-05-12
  • Place of birth
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Norfolk: Norwich
  • Died
    1920-12-19
  • Place of death
    Europe: Northern Europe: UK: England: Norfolk: Norwich
  • Cause of death
    Unknown or unrecorded
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