See this description of Romanticism from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Slave-ship
Slavers throwing overboard the Dead and Dying — Typhoon coming on ("The Slave Ship"), 1840, oil on canvas, 35.7x48.3 in, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Joseph Mallord William Turner - Fishermen at Sea - Google Art Project.jpg
"Fishermen at Sea, 1796, oil on canvas, 36x48" (Tate Britain) - Google Art Project" by J. M. W. Turner - UwG73jK8wqshlw at Google Cultural Institute, zoom level maximum Tate Images (http://www.tate-images.com/results.asp?image=T01585&wwwflag=3&imagepos=2). Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Wreckers Coast of Northumberland Joseph Mallord William Turner.jpeg
"Wreckers Coast of Northumberland Joseph Mallord William Turner" by J. M. W. Turner - http://www.the-athenaeum.org/art/full.php?ID=20013. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Turner, J. M. W. - The Fighting Téméraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken.jpg
"Turner, J. M. W. - The Fighting Téméraire tugged to her last Berth to be broken" by J. M. W. Turner - http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/paintings/joseph-mallord-william-turner-the-fighting-temeraire. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.

Rain Steam and Speed the Great Western Railway.jpg
"Rain Steam and Speed the Great Western Railway" by J. M. W. Turner - http://www.artrenewal.org/pages/artwork.php?artworkid=14508&size=huge. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.


Mr. Turner to be released in the US this December.