A Work Of Art! The Unveiling Of Princess Diana's Statue Was A Day To Remember — See Photos

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Jul. 1 2021, Published 1:38 p.m. ET

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On July 1, Prince William and Prince Harry came together to debut a statue of their late mother, Princess Diana, on what would have been her 60th birthday.

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Despite the brothers' rift, the pair were all smiles as they greeted the other attendees at the intimate ceremony.

Scroll down to see all of the must-see shots from the special day!

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Dapper dudes! The brothers, who didn't display any visible tension, walked alongside one another as they made their way to the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace.

It was William and Harry's idea to erect the statue, revealing the plans to do so back in 2017.

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The finished product was concealed under a green tarp, which William and Harry had the honor of pulling off to debut the statue to the public.

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"The figure of Diana, Princess of Wales is surrounded by three children who represent the universality and generational impact of The Princess' work," the palace revealed of the monument. "The portrait and style of dress was based on the final period of her life as she gained confidence in her role as an ambassador for humanitarian causes and aims to convey her character and compassion."

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Taking it all in. The siblings stood back and had a moment of reflection after the unveiling.

"Today, on what would have been our Mother’s 60th birthday, we remember her love, strength and character – qualities that made her a force for good around the world, changing countless lives for the better," William and Harry said in a joint statement. "Every day, we wish she were still with us, and our hope is that this statue will be seen forever as a symbol of her life and her legacy."

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The boys greeted their uncle Charles Spencer, Diana's younger brother.

To celebrate her birthday, he posted a childhood photo of his sister via Twitter. "Today is the 60th Birthday of Diana, Princess of Wales," the caption read. "Diana was born in Park House, on the Queen's Sandringham Estate in Norfolk which is seen in the background of this family photograph taken by Diana's father, the 8th Earl Spencer."

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Family reunion! The siblings gave a warm welcome to their aunts (Diana's sisters) Lady Sarah McCorquodale (left) and Lady Jane Fellowes.

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Look at that grin! Harry's trip to the U.K. was just his second since he moved to California.

After the unveiling, he'll soon head home since he's eager to see wife Meghan Markle and their two kids: 2-year-old son Archie and daughter Lilibet, who was born on June 4.

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While William chatted with sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley (left), Harry seemed to be light-heartedly shouting out to someone in the distance.

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Fancy seeing you here! The pair looked happy to shake hands with Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton, the former Private Secretary to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

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