The term "bachelor pad" brings to mind a few things: Hugh Hefner in pajamas, leather furniture, round beds and Quagmire's house on "Family Guy." It's an image perpetually trapped in the '60s (which is perfectly fine to me, a fan of all things vintage), that only occasionally gets an update.
But as http://www.titleboxing.com/ long as there have been guys who wanted to impress a date with decor, there have been bachelor pads. To wit: This glimpse into a bachelor apartment, circa 1904.
Yes, the first thing you'll notice